The Tombs of Atuan : The Second Book of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin 9781473223578

The Tombs of Atuan : The Second Book of Earthsea


In the second installment of Ursula K. Le Guin's renowned Earthsea series, The Tombs of Atuan transports readers to the dark and mysterious labyrinth beneath the earth. Young Tenar is chosen as a child to become the high priestess of the nameless Powers - an isolating path that will strip her of freedom, identity, and even her name itself. As she embraces her chilling duties of sacrifice and sorcery, Tenar's world becomes one of terrifying rituals and cruel subjugation. But when the wizard Ged enters the tombs, her entire existence is thrown into turmoil, and she must confront the haunting secrets and buried magic of her enclosed realm.

Ursula K. Le Guin was one of the most celebrated science fiction and fantasy authors of the 20th century. Her works, including the Earthsea series, have transcended genres to explore profound themes of power, identity, and our relationship with the natural world. Le Guin's rich imagination and exquisite prose cement her as a titan of speculative fiction.

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