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A Wizard of Earthsea

Level 1

Le GUIN, Ursula K
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Earthsea is a well-planned universe, Ged is a rich and deep protagonist, and the stories full of suspense. It also attracts young adults by exploring issues of identity, balance and responsibility without becoming too philosophical for a good read.


  • WINNER Lewis Carroll Shelf Award 1979


  • City of Illusions (Ace 1967)
  • Planet of Exile (Ace 1966)
  • Rocannon's World (Ace 1966)
  • The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia (Harper & Row 1974)
  • The Left Hand of Darkness (Ace 1969)
  • The Telling (Harcourt 2000)
  • The Wind's Twelve Quarters (Harper&Row 1975; short stories)
  • LEWIS, C. S. The Chornicles of Narnia (Harper Collins 1950-56)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia films (2005-2010) Series of films based on the C. S. Lewis books.
  • McKILLIP, Patricia A. Riddle Master: The Complete Trilogy (Gollanz 2001)