Synopses & Reviews
Sequel to the "Earthsea Quartet", which has become established as a classic children's fantasy series. The first new "Earthsea" book since 1990. A real event in children's publishing. "This absorbing philosophical debate can stand alone for Le Guin's new readers; for long-standing fans of the "Earthsea" saga, old friends are here" "TES"
The wizard Alder comes from Roke to the island of Gont in search of the Archmage, Lord Sparrowhawk, once known as Ged. Alder needs help: his beloved wife died and in his dreams she calls him to the land of the dead - and now the dead are haunting him, begging for release.