"The Tombs of Atuan had stood there since the time of the first men - since Earthsea was created."
When Tenar was fourteen she came into her full powers as High Priestess of the Nameless Ones. As she went alone through the terrible dark labyrinths of her kingdom under the tombs, she discovered Ged the Wizard entering the unenterable to seek the lost half of the utmost treasure.
'One of the major works of fantasy in this century.'
Naomi Lewis in the Observer