By Ursula K. Le Guin
Initially released in 1968, Ursula ok. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea marks the 1st of the six now cherished Earthsea titles. Ged used to be the best sorcerer in Earthsea, yet in his formative years he was once the reckless Sparrowhawk. In his starvation for energy and information, he tampered with long-held secrets and techniques and loosed a poor shadow upon the realm. this is often the tumultuous story of his trying out, how he mastered the strong phrases of energy, tamed an historical dragon, and crossed death's threshold to revive the stability.
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The Crossing 9. The Crow and the Beanfield 10. The Road and the Common 11. Hard Going 12. The Stranger in the Field 13. Hospitality 14. ''Like Trees in November" 15. The Story of the King's Lettuce 16. Silverweed 17. The Shining Wire PART II On Watership Down 18. Watership Down 19. Fear in the Dark 20. A Honeycomb and a Mouse 21. "For El-ahrairah to Cry" 22. The Story of the Trial of El-ahrairah 23. Kehaar 24. Nuthanger Farm 25. The Raid 26. Fiver Beyond 27. "You Can't Imagine It Unless You've Been There" 28.
Their movement was direct and purposeful, quite unlike the earlier, haphazard approach of those who were now gathered in the ditch. The largest of the three newcomers was in front and the other two followed him, as though under orders. Hazel, sensing at once that they had nothing in common with himself and his companions, started and sat up tensely. Fiver muttered in his ear, "Oh, Hazel, they've come to--" but broke off short. Bigwig turned toward them and stared, his nose working rapidly. The three came straight up to him.
Without the slightest hesitation, he took two hops to the water, waded in and swam across the deep, still pool. They watched him pull himself out beside a flowering clump of figwort, gripping one of the tough stems in his teeth, shake a shower of drops out of his fur and scutter into the alder bushes. A moment later, between the nut trees, they saw him running off into the field. "I'm glad he's with us," said Hazel to Silver. Again he thought wryly of the Threarah. "He's the fellow to find out all we need to know.