The Farthest Shore

The Farthest ShoreThe Farthest Shore

Earthsea Cycle #3

Ursula K. Le Guin

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

 

2012 Review:
Definitely much slower, more esoteric and less action’y than the previous books.
Hints of prophecy and greatness while focusing on the mortality of humanity.

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The Tombs of Atuan

The Tombs of AtuanThe Tombs of Atuan

Earthsea Cycle #2

Ursula K. Le Guin

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

 

2012 Review:
Not as good as A Wizard of Earthsea but still a solid fantasy tale.

Definitely a worthy book to keep re-reading every decade or so.

A Wizard of Earthsea

A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle, #1)A Wizard of Earthsea
Earthsea Cycle #1
Ursula Le Guin
Fantasy
5 Stars

 

No matter how many times I read this story, it is just as good, if not better each time I read it.

Ged’s coming of age story does not get stale, lose its edge of suspense, or in any way diminish with each re-read.

It is just as interesting to me as a mid 30’s man as I found it when I first read it in my early teens.

Cannot recommend this book [and the trilogy] enough for anyone who loves fantasy…

 

A Wizard of Earthsea 2005 Review