The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula K Le Guin
  

The Earthsea Quartet

Written by Ursula K Le Guin

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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 cross-over appeal it is sure to enchant adults and children alike.

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The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula K Le Guin

Contains the four stories of the Earthsea quartet, "A Wizard of Earthsea", "The Tombs of Atuan", "The Farthest Shore" and "Tehanu". Earthsea is an ancient world of wizards, magic, darkness and light, and an ever-shifting balance of power.

About the Author

Ursula K Le Guin

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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Format

Paperback
912 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Ursula K Le Guin
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

24th June 1993

ISBN

9780141370538

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