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Ursula K. Le Guin

  • 4 stars across 13 books

    Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the finest writers of our time. Her books have attracted millions of devoted readers and won many awards, including the National Book Award, the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Newbery Honor. Among her novels, The Left Hand of Darkness , The Dispossessed and the six books of Earthsea have attained undisputed classic status; and her recent series, the Annals of the Western Shore, has won her the PEN Center USA Children's literature award and the Nebula Award for best novel. In 2014 Ursula Le Guin was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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    30th June 1971

    Wizard of Earthsea

    The first book of "Earthsea" is a tale of wizards, dragons and terrifying shadows. The island of Gont is a land famous f... More

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    1st July 2008

    Powers

    The final part in the story that started with GIFTS, and the tale of Gry Barre of Roddmant and Orrec Caspro of Casprom... More

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    3rd May 2007

    Voices

    Memer is a child of rape; when the Alds took the beautiful city of Ansul, they descecrated or destroyed everything of ... More

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    24th June 1993

    Earthsea: The First Four Books

    A superb four-part fantasy, comparable with the work of Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, the "Earthsea" books follow the fortunes... More

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    3rd November 2003

    Tales from Earthsea: The Fifth Book of Earthsea

    These five superlative, evocative and enchanting stories range from a few hundred years before A Wizard of Earthsea to... More

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    20th March 2003

    The Other Wind: The Sixth Book of Earthsea

    The wizard Alder comes from Roke to the island of Gont in search of the Archmage, Lord Sparrowhawk, once known as Ged.... More

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