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Other Wind, the (2001) [Novel]
by Ursula K. Le Guin Rating: Weighted - 6.6 / Average - 6.6 of 10 (18 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Earthsea Cycle, the
Part: 5

Summary :

The sorcerer Alder fears sleep. He dreams of the land of death, of his wife who died young and longs to return to him so much that she kissed him across the low stone wall that separates our world from the Dry Land–where the grass is withered, the stars never move, and lovers pass without knowing each other. The dead are pulling Alder to them at night. Through him they may free themselves and invade Earthsea.

Alder seeks advice from Ged, once Archmage. Ged tells him to go to Tenar, Tehanu, and the young king at Havnor. They are joined by amber-eyed Irian, a fierce dragon able to assume the shape of a woman.

This group can confront the threat only in the Immanent Grove on Roke. Joining them, Alder, a mender of pots, may be the only one who can mend the world.

Original title: The Other Wind
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySaga, Myth, and Legend
FictionFantasySecondary Worlds
FictionFantasyParanormal PowersWizards, Sorcerers, Enchantresses. Etc.

Edition #1: The Other Wind

The Other Wind (2001)
Awards: World Fantasy Award: Novel (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "I adored The Other Wind. Real mythmaking, done by a master of the craft... The magic of Earthsea is primal; the lessons of Earthsea remain as potent, as wise, and as necessary as anyone could dream." Neil Gaiman
  • "Le Guin understands magic and dragons better than anyone, and her writing only gets better with each new book. The Other Wind is a triumph." Michael Swanwick
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Manifested in:

The Other Wind (September 13, 2001)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harcourt, Inc.
ISBN: 0151006849
Dimensions: 6.3 x 9.0 x 1.0
Pages: 256

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