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Ursula K Le Guin - Author

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (born October 21, 1929) is an American author. She has written novels, poetry, children's books and essays, and is best known for her science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. In 1953, she married historian Charles A. Le Guin. Le Guin has lived in Portland, Oregon, since 1958. The daughter of the anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber and the writer Theodora Kroeber, she is noted for her exemplary style and for her exploration of Taoist, anarchist, feminist, psychological and sociological themes. She has at least three children and three grand-children.

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The Earthsea Quartet
Ursula K Le Guin
Ursula Le Guin's creation of Earthsea, an ancient world of wizards, magic, darkness and light and an ever-shifting balance of power is an acknowledged masterpiece. It's undoubtedly one of the major works of fantasy from the 20th century. With wonderful...
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Format: Paperback | Released 24/06/1993
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The Wizard Of Earthsea
Ursula K Le Guin
This tale of wizards and dragons features the character of Sparrowhawk. Tempted by pride to try spells beyond his powers, Sparrowhawk lets loose an evil shadow-beast. Only he can destroy it and so he begins a quest which leads him...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/06/1971
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