A Wizard of Earthsea
Ursula K. Le Guin 1968 320p MMPB
In this first novel in the Earthsea cycle we hear how Ged was the greatest sorcerer in Earthsea, but in his youth he was the reckless Sparrowhawk. In his hunger for power and knowledge, he tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tumultuous tale of his testing.