Ex Libris Kirkland

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First Written 1970
Genre Scifi
Origin US
My Copy library audiobook
First Read May 10, 2019

The Tombs of Atuan

Picked up directly after Wizard of Earthsea, and had a similar experience. I see why these are modern classics!

Noted on May 10, 2019

“There's a great maze of tunnels, a Labyrinth. It's like a great dark city, under the hill. Full of gold, and the swords of old heroes, and old crowns, and bones, and years, and silence.' She spoke if in trance, rapture.

Manan watched her. His slabby face never expressed much but stolid, careful sadness; it was sadder than usual now. 'Well, and you're mistress of all that,' he said. 'The silence, and the dark.”

Quoted on May 10, 2019

'Do you know how to read?'
'No. It is one of the black arts.'
He nodded. 'But a useful one,' he said.

Quoted on May 10, 2019

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