Le Guin. L ong before Harry Potter was accepted to Hogwarts, the first installment in the highly acclaimed six-book Earthsea Cycle series saw a young Ged sail to ... A Wizard of Earthsea is the first installment of Ursula K.
In his hunger for power and knowledge, he tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. Eventually Ged completes his studies and earns his wizard's staff. His first duty as a full-fledged wizard is to protect the residents of a village he lives in from dragons roosting in the nearby island of Pendor.