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The Tombs of Atuan (The Earthsea Cycle, Book 2)

2 Ratings: 3.5
The second book in Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea fantasy series.

"The Tombs of Atuan is the second of a series of books written by Ursula K. Le Guin and set in her fantasy archipelago of Earthsea, first published in 1971. Its events take place a few years after those in A Wizard of Earthsea and around two decades … see full wiki

Tags: Books, Fantasy, Ursula Le Guin, Earthsea
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction
Date Published: 1971
1 review about The Tombs of Atuan (The Earthsea Cycle,...

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  • Jun 29, 2010
I was assigned to read this novel for my Children's Lit course, and it was a great read. Although it`s a work of fantasy and does contain magical elements, often it feels very realistic. Le Guin - who has a bit of a background in anthropology - takes great care giving the specific details that contribute to our understanding of the society of Kargad. The influence of Taoism is also prevalent in this novel. Quite a thought-provoking work overall.
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