"Le Guin's storytelling is remarkable¿Without giving away the ending, it is both melancholy and affirming¿moving and rewarding."
"A powerful and thought-provoking story of magic, love and loss."
"This absorbing philosophical debate can stand alone for Le Guin's new readers; for long-standing fans of the Earthsea saga, old friends are here."
"¿a thought-provoking continuation of the chronicle of Earthsea¿a luminous, absorbing meditation upon life, death and man's relentless quest for immortality."
"The Other Wind, a new Earthsea novel, felt like a homecoming to the magnificent otherworld that I escaped to at 14; wise, graceful, classic myth-making for all ages"
"If you think you don't like fantasy, think again; Leguin's books simply give "reality" another shape."
"The characters and fantasy world are all vividly drawn and the fascinating issues raised by the story are important and profound."
"¿a masterpiece of chilling narration"