Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea - A Bad Thing and Going to the Falcon's Nest Summary & Analysis

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A Bad Thing and Going to the Falcon's Nest Summary

Tehanu is the final novel in the Earthsea Cycle, a series of books by science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin that began with The Wizard of Earthsea. This novel wraps up the stories begun in The Wizard of Earthsea, resolving the relationship between Ged and Tenar that began in The Tombs of Atuan.

Tenar, who is now known as Goha the widow of Flint, is called to the home of a neighbor. A child has been found raped, beaten, and burned in the camp of some tramps who has been living near the river. Tenar helps care for the child whose burns are so bad her chances of surviving are questioned in the first hours after her rescue. Tenar feels an instant bond to the small child.

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