24 December 2006

The 12 Days of Bookmas Countdown - #2

The Earthsea Cycle: The Tombs of Atuan - Now this was a good book. Though Ged was the main character in A Wizard of Earthsea, he is just a secondary character here. This book is about Tenar, a young woman that governs the labyrinth of tombs which Ged attempts to rob. Tenar and Ged develop a friendship and Tenar must struggle with accepting her role in the world or trusting an outsider. Getting through the first Earthsea book was totally made worthwhile by this compelling follow-up.



Countdown So Far

#2 - The Earthsea Cycle: The Tombs of Atuan
#3 - The Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy
#4 - Ender's Game
#5 - Disney War
#6 - His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass
#7 - The Earthsea Cycle: The Farthest Shore
#8 - The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician's Nephew
#9 - The Earthsea Cycle: A Wizard of Earthsea
#10 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
#11 - The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
#12 - The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

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