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The Sorcerer of the North

The Sorcerer of the North
 

Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems boring until Lord Syron, master of a castle far in the north, is struck down by a mysterious illness. Joined by his friend Alyss, Will is suddenly thrown headfirst into an extraordinary adventur... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780142414293
Published 1 July 2009 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Flanagan, John
Series Ranger's Apprentice (part: 05)
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ISBN-13 9780142414293
ISBN-10 0142414298
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin USA
Publication Date 1 July 2009
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Flanagan, John
Series Ranger's Apprentice (part: 05)
Category Adventure Stories
Number of Pages 295
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 249g
Interest Age 10-12 years
Reading Age 10-12 years
Library of Congress Kidnapping, Fantasy, Heroes, Magic tricks
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 62218

Description of this Book

Several years have passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, first met, and Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepyaboring, evenauntil Lord Syron, master of a castle far in the north, is struck down by a mysterious illness. Joined by his friend Alyss, Will is suddenly thrown headfirst into an extraordinary adventure, investigating fears of sorcery and trying to determine who is loyal to Lord Syron. As Will battles growing hysteria, traitors, and most of all, time, Alyss is taken hostage, and Will is forced to make a desperate choice between his mission and his friend.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The last few years have seen the publication of many fantasies, but few have the appeal of this original story. - Booklist, starred review, for The Ruins of Gorlan

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Author's Bio

John Flanagan grew up in Sydney, Australia, hoping to be a writer. John began writing Ranger's Apprentice for his son, Michael, ten years ago, and is still hard at work on the series and its spinoff, Brotherband Chronicles. He currently lives in the suburb of Manly, Australia, with his wife. In addition to their son, they have two grown daughters and four grandsons.

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