Ged enters wizard school to learn the rules of magic. Headstrong and naive, he accidentally unleashes a terrible shadow-creature into the world.
Ursula K. Le Guin was born in Berkley, California, in 1929,
daughter of the writer Theodora Kroeber and the anthropologist
Alfred Kroeber. Her published work includes twenty-one novels,
eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve
books for children, seven volumes of poetry and four of
translation. Among her best-known novels are The Left Hand of
Darkness, The Dispossessed, Always Coming Home
and Lavinia. She holds five Hugo and six Nebula Awards, the
last for Powers in 2009, and the National Book Foundation
Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Ursula K. Le Guin's most famous work of fantasy is the Earthsea series. The books have been translated into many languages around the world.
Earthsea is a towering pinnacle of fantasy, its stories beautiful, epic, intimate, unique. Nowhere else is magic made more thrillingly real