Earthsea is the world invented by the late Ursula K. LeGuin. Across five decades, five novels and a volume of short stories and essays, she created one of the most memorable, self-consistent and vivid imaginary universes in literature. LeGuin, in her lifetime, earned eightHugos, sixNebulas, and twenty-twoLocus Awards, and in 2003 became the second woman honored as aGrand Masterof theScience Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
The Earthsea stories themselves have won an astonishing number of awards:
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