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A Wizard of Earthsea

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A Radio 4 dramatization of the first of Ursula Le Guin's four "Earthsea" fantasy novels. It is a tale of high magic, courage, and the eternal struggle between good and evil.
Audio Cassette, dramatisation, 2 pages
Published January 6th 1997 by BBC Audiobooks
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Apr 25, 2016 Mazzy rated it really liked it
Great radio play, especially Judi Dench as the narrator. It's just very short.
Jesse Sawyer
Oct 03, 2014 Jesse Sawyer rated it it was amazing
This book, if I recall, was the second fantasy novel I ever read. It remained my #1 favorite book of all time for many, many years. The style of the writing and LeGuin's ability to write a truly epic story are things not to be missed.
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Sep 30, 2014 Dan Panke rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
I've never really enjoyed any of Ursula LeGuin's writings and this is about as good as it gets. The story feels like it's been done before.
Jun 27, 2014 David rated it it was amazing
Beautifully written, reminiscent of Tolkein. Young man becomes a wizard and accidentally looses an evil in the world he must deal with. First of a series I will definitely check out.
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It shows that you can truly never outrun your past, and that if you don't deal with it, it will always haunt you
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A masterclass in story-telling, Le Guin builds a world whole and complete that is utterly engaging.
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