The Farthest Shore (The Earthsea Cycle, Book 3) (Paperback, 1984, Bantam) 5 stars

When the prince of Enlad declares the wizards have forgotten their spells, Ged sets out …

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5 stars

Another excellent book by [a:Ursula K. Le Guin|874602|Ursula K. Le Guin|]. Here she brings a more adult Ged/Sparrowhawk to the narrative, a fantastic unfolding of what she accomplished in the previous two books. You can notice the growth of the character Ged, now in his winter and on the edge of the land without sun.

In a similar manner to the second book, [b:The Tombs of Atuan|13662|The Tombs of Atuan (Earthsea Cycle, #2)|Ursula K. Le Guin||1322146], Ged gets to the aid of another character, the immature and passionate Arren/Lebannen, teaching him important lessons about life and death.

The end of the book is impressive, showing how [a:Ursula K. Le Guin|874602|Ursula K. Le Guin|] knows how to keep the pace, style and the raise an amazing climax such as seen in the previous books, [b:A Wizard of Earthsea|13642|A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #1)|Ursula K. Le Guin||113603] and [b:The Tombs of …