Ursula K. Le Guin: The Hainish Novels and Stories: A Library of America Boxed Set. Ursula K. Le Guin. I read the first book in this quartet as a school assignment and was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. I was stoked to find the entire quartet together and even more happy to purchase from Michigan (home-state pride!). I found myself slowing my reading because I don't want to be done yet. The book came in the condition advertised and quite speedily.
Ursula K. Le Guin's stories are always insightful and exciting, and her Earthsea series is a centerpiece of her work. Her young Wizard has a lot to learn. Her system of magic and the way the world is governed through it is something different and refreshing altogether.
The Earthsea Quartet book. Le Guin is one of my lifelong favourite authors who I return to often
The Earthsea Quartet book. Le Guin is one of my lifelong favourite authors who I return to often. I first read A Wizard of Earthsea when I was 8, in between the Hobbit at 7 and The Lord of the Rings at 9 (precocious chil., followed by the rest of the trilogy, and then later books like The Left Hand of Darkness, The Lathe of Heaven, The Dispossessed and on and on.
Praise for the earthsea novels by ursula k. Earthsea-fuming with dragons and busy with magic-has replaced Tolkien’s Middle Earth as the chosen land for high, otherworldly adventure. Sunday Times (London). Le Guin, one of modern science fiction’s most acclaimed writers, is also a fantasist of genius. is among her finest creations. Readers will be beguiled by the flawless, poetic prose, the philosophy expressed in thoughtful, potent metaphor, and the consummately imagined world. A thoughtful, brilliant achievement.
Ursula Le Guin's magical Earthsea Quartet is a classic fantasy series set in the World of Earthsea long ago, during a time when dragons, wizards and magic were not uncommon, nor yet extinct. The island of Gont, located in the stormy Northeast Sea, is a land famous for its wizards. Gont's most famous native son was Ged, called Sparrowhawk, who in his day became both dragonlord and Archmage.
according to the author Ursula K.
Lewis, the Earthsea books follow the fortunes of the wizard Ged from his childhood to an age where magic is giving way to evil. As a young dragonlord, Ged, whose use-name is Sparrowhawk, is sent to the island of Roke to learn the true way of magic. A natural magician, Ged becomes an Archmage and helps the High Priestess Tenar escape from the labyrinth of darkness. according to the author Ursula K.
Ursula Le Guin was born in Berkley, California, in 1929, daughter of the writer Theodora . The Earthsea Quartet' is the finest collection of fantasy tales that you are ever likely to read.
Ursula Le Guin was born in Berkley, California, in 1929, daughter of the writer Theodora Krober and the anthropologist Alfred Krober. Her published work includes twenty-one novels, eleven volumes of short stories, three collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation. Penguin/Puffin published the first volume of the Earthsea books, A Wizard of Earthsea, in 1971.
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Author Ursula K. A superb four-part fantasy, comparable with the work of Tolkien and . Lewis, the "Earthsea" books follow the fortunes of the wizard Ged from his childhood to an age where magic is giving way to evil. Year of production 1993. Book Books Иностранная литература Издательства на "P" Puffin.