A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle)

A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle)

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A Wizard of Earthsea is the first book in the Earthsea Cycle series, written by Ursula K. Le Guin.  The story is about Ged, he was the greatest sorcerer of Earthsea but he was once a reckless child.
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  • Roger Ross
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "Ursula guin is such a prolific author and this is another great hit. I appreciate most of her craft and this one is no exception."
  • Austin Watson
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "A Wizard of Earthsea may seem like a Harry Potter rip off but it's really not. It is a fiction for teens that takes place in an academy but that's where the Harry Potter comparisons end."
  • Ronald Griffin
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "I was looking for a book about the medieval times. A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle) is a great fantasy novel about a sorcerer who once was a reckless child. Great book."
  • Janice Beck
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This book is a great read for anyone with a magical imagination. The story keeps you reading and imagination flowing."
  • Zachary Richardson
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "A Wizard of Earthsea is the book every fan of the Harry Potter series should read when they grow up. Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the best writers of all time and this is a fantastic read."
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  • Juan Gonzales
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I probably wouldn't call this a traditional book, but it certainly captured the attention of my 8th graders and I got some good feedback from them. I hesitated a bit before assigning it to them because the curriculum I teach doesn't have much place for fantasy literature (I'm in a very conservative school district), but overall I have no regrets."
  • Roy Fernandez
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "My nephew was coming over the weekend so I wanted to plan something fun for him to do. I know he loves books, especially those about wizards and magic. I decided to search for the best books with wizards, witches, sorcerers, and mages so I could surprise him with something to read. I eventually found "A Wizard of Earthsea(The Earthsea Cycle)" and was extremely impressed. Both my nephew and I loved everything about it. The story and the characters were both top notch. "
  • Sharon Martin
    Written on March 18, 2018
    " Starting from the premise of "what were Gandalf and Merlin like as young men?", Le Guin traces out the early career of Ged/Sparrowhawk, a powerful mage in a deeply historied archipelago where knowing the true names of things gives you power over them. A prideful boast unleashes a terrible shadow into the world, and Ged has to go on a journey of self-discovery and mastery to restore the equilibrium. "
  • Roy Alvarez
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Love fantasy? Check this out, free spirits. I couldn't put this book down. I plan to read it again soon. "
  • Samuel Harper
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "I finally finished reading this first book in the series. I can't wait to read the other books."
  • Thomas Fuller
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This novel is an ok fantasy novel. Some people try to compare it to Harry Potter, but in my opinion it is nothing like Harry Potter. Some people also compare it to Lord of the Rings. I can see why, it has some darkness, but it to me it seemed a bit gloomy. Not what I was expecting, but it was an ok novel."
  • Rakesh Dutta
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "A Wizard of Earthsea is a fantasy book by Ursula Le Guin. It is available from Amazon for $14.65 for the hardcover edition. The story centers on Ged, the greatest sorcerer of Earthsea. His hunger for power as a child has cast a shadow over the world. This fits the topic nicely."
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