Book Summary

    Originally published in 1968, Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea marks the first of the six now beloved Earthsea titles. Ged was the greatest sorcerer in Earthsea, but in his youth he was the reckless Sparrowhawk. In his hunger for power and knowledge, he tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tumultuous tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance.
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    Author

    Ursula K Le Guin

    Year Published

    1968

    Lexile Measure

    1150L

    Categories

    1st in series, 8-12, Boys, English, Girls, in corpus, magic, sci fi/fantasy, series, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    9780553383041

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    3.99

    # Ratings

    154518

    # of Words

    60051

Book Summary

Originally published in 1968, Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea marks the first of the six now beloved Earthsea titles. Ged was the greatest sorcerer in Earthsea, but in his youth he was the reckless Sparrowhawk. In his hunger for power and knowledge, he tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tumultuous tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance.
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