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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

Setting of five novels and other stories by Ursula *Le Guin. A Wizard of Earthsea (1967) introduces Ged, a young sorcerer’s apprentice living on one of the many islands in Earthsea who has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge of magical powers. While studying at a college of sorcery, he unintentionally brings into the world a spirit from the dead which is bent on his destruction. ... ...

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