Author(s): Ursula K. Le Guin
These five superlative, evocative and enchanting stories range from a few hundred years before A Wizard of Earthsea to just before The Other Wind, and feature some of Le Guin's most popular characters, including the Wizard Ged himself. The stories are rounded off with an essay about Earthsea's history and people.
No Earthsea fan will want to be without this magical collection.
Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea books are enduring children's classics. 'Earthsea [is] one of the most deeply influential of all 20th century fantasy texts' Encyclopedia of Fantasy. 'It has been years since the last Earthsea book, but Le Guin hasn't lost her touch' Booklist. 'Strong work from a master storyteller; highly recommended' Amazon.com. 'Le Guin makes a triumphant return ... the publication of this collection is a major event in fantasy literature' Publishers Weekly. 'as immersive and well written as anything Le Guin has done.' SFX Magazine. 'complex, believable characters bound to enthrall Earthsea fans of all ages.' Good Book Guide 'magically woven by the mistress of fantasy.' School Librarian
Ursula K. Le Guin has won many Nebula and Hugo Awards, as well as a National Book Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Newbery Honor and the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.