Book Summary

    WHEN YOUNG TENAR is chosen as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of the Earth, everything is taken away -- home, family, possessions, even her name. For she is now Arha, the Eaten One, guardian of the ominous Tombs of Atuan. While she is learning her way through the dark labyrinth, a young wizard, Ged, comes to steal the Tombs' greatest hidden treasure, the Ring of Erreth-Akbe. But Ged also brings with him the light of magic, and together, he and Tenar escape from the darkness that has become her domain.
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    Author

    Ursula K Le Guin

    Year Published

    1970

    Lexile Measure

    840L

    Categories

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

    ISBN 13

    9780689845369

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.07

    # Ratings

    62738

    # of Words

    45353

Book Summary

WHEN YOUNG TENAR is chosen as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of the Earth, everything is taken away -- home, family, possessions, even her name. For she is now Arha, the Eaten One, guardian of the ominous Tombs of Atuan. While she is learning her way through the dark labyrinth, a young wizard, Ged, comes to steal the Tombs' greatest hidden treasure, the Ring of Erreth-Akbe. But Ged also brings with him the light of magic, and together, he and Tenar escape from the darkness that has become her domain.
(summary from amazon.com)