The farthest shore

Ursula K. Le Guin, 1929-

Book - 1972

A young prince joins forces with a master wizard on a journey to discover a cause and remedy for the loss of magic in Earthsea.

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Series
Earthsea series.
Subjects
Published
New York : Atheneum 1972.
Language
English
Item Description
Third in the original Earthsea trilogy.
Physical Description
223 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN
9781442459939
9781442459922
0689845340
Main Author
Ursula K. Le Guin, 1929- (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

When the prince of Enlad declares the wizards have forgotten their spells, Ged sets out to test the ancient prophecies of Earthsea.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

The National Book Award–winning third novel in the renowned Earthsea series from Ursula K. LeGuin gets a beautiful new repackage.In this third book in the Earthsea series, darkness threatens to overtake Earthsea: The world and its wizards are losing their magic. But Ged Sparrohawk—Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord—is determined to discover the source of this devastating loss.     Aided by Enlad’s young Prince Arren, Ged embarks on a treacherous journey that will test their strength and will. Because to restore magic, the two warriors must venture to the farthest reaches of their world—and even beyond the realm of death.     With millions of copies sold worldwide, Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea Cycle has earned a treasured place on the shelves of fantasy lovers everywhere, alongside the works of such beloved authors as J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Now the full Earthsea collection—A Wizard of Earthsea, The Tombs of Atuan, The Farthest Shore, Tehanu, Tales from Earthsea, and The Other Wind—is available with a fresh, modern look that will endear it both to loyal fans and new legions of readers.