Thanks for reading A Wizard of Earthsea with us this month. I hope that you enjoyed it as much as we did. What did you think? How do you feel it ended? Why do you think Vetch never made a song of Ged’s journey like his promised? Are you going to continue and read the rest of the books in the Earthsea Cycle? Sound off in the comments and let us know what you thought of this classic.
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A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 10: The Open Sea
Did Ged succeed? Will Ged and Vetch return home to Vetch’s brother and sister? What did you think of the first book of the Earthsea Cycle? Leave us a comment on your thoughts.
A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 9: Iffish
We are getting close to the end and an old friend returns. How do you think it will end? What do you think Ged has to do to defeat the Shadow? What can Vetch bring to Ged’s mission.
A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 8: Hunting
How do you hunt a shadow? And how do you defeat the undefeatable? What do you think will happen next?
A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 7: The Hawk’s Flight
Sparrowhawk has survived his first encounter with the shadow and it has shaken him. Will he have the strength to defeat it?
A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 6: Hunted
Sparrowhawk has defeated several dragons so what’s next?
A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 5: The Dragon of Pendor
So kids, what do we think so far of our dear Sparrowhawk? As he sets out of Roke, what will become of him outside of it’s protection? What do you think of this new, unsure Sparrowhawk? And who’s excited for some dragons?!
A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 4: The Loosing of the Shadow
Woo! Stuff happened in this chapter! What do you think of our young wizard in this chapter? the celebration? The interactions between Sparrowhawk and Jasper? And, what do you think of the Shadow?!
A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 3: The School for Wizards
Before there was Hogwarts, there was the School for Wizards on the island of Roke. What do you think of the town of Thwil? What do you think of Jasper and Vetch? How about the archmage’s raven? And, what do you think of all of the things he’s learning at Wizard school? Would you be as frustrated with the curriculum as young Sparrowhawk is? Do you think he will heed the warnings he’s been given?
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A Wizard of Earthsea, Chapter 2: The Shadow
Welcome to the second discussion thread for A Wizard of Earthsea! This is for chapter 2 of the book! What do you think of Ogion the Silent? What do you think of magic in Earthsea? There are only been two women in the book so far, the witch in the village and the little girl? What do you think of them?
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