Annotations for Wizard of Earthsea


Baker & Taylor
When Sparrowhawk, a young student at the School for Wizards, becomes overanxious and tries his dangerous powers too soon, he unleashes a terrible evil throughout the land.

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Baker & Taylor
Yearning for knowledge and power, Sparrowhawk, a young student at the School for Wizards, becomes overanxious and tries his dangerous powers too soon, unleashing a terrible evil throughout the land, as he prepares for his role as the greatest sorcerer in the history of Earthsea. Reprint. (A SciFi Channel miniseries, airing December 2004, directed by Rob Lieberman, written by Gavin Scott, starring Shawn Ashmore, Kristin Kreuk, Isabella Rossellini, & Danny Glover) (Science Fiction & Fantasy)

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Random House, Inc.
Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance.

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