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The Sorcerer of the North (original 2006; edition 2009)

by John Flanagan

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The Sorcerer of the North by John Flanagan (Author) (2006)

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Quite some time has passed since the last book, as Will is now a full trained Ranger and setting to go on his first mission as a Ranger.



This book was for me a bit different from the previous ones. Will obviously is older, but sadly he doesn't get any training any more (That was one of my favourites parts in the book) and this also means we don't get to see a lot of Halt in this book. You can feel that this book is building up to something that will probably come in book six (which I haven't read yet; so I can't be sure), but this means that there are no great battles in this book. Still, it was a very enjoyable read, and I'm planning to read the sixth book soon (when I get the time and finally find that book in the library) ( )
  Floratina | Jan 4, 2015 |
A primeira tarefa de Will como um arqueiro é assumir o posto de guardião do feudo de Seaclif. Will recebe a visita de uma velha amiga, Alyss, que lhe fala sobre a misteriosa doença de lorde Syron, o senhor do castelo de Macindaw, no extremo norte. Ela conta que a população local está aterrorizada com os rumores de que um terrível feiticeiro é o responsável pelo mal do lorde. Então, uma difícil tarefa é dada a Will - descobrir a verdade. Sem saber em quem confiar em meio a tantas superstições e boatos, Will pode contar apenas com seu treinamento, suas habilidades e a inteligência para sobreviver. Gênero: Infanto - Juvenil
  melissa.gamador | Sep 9, 2014 |
In book five of the rangers apprentice series will becomes a jongular and has to travel to the north to investagate a so called "sorcerer" in grimsdel wood. His friend Horace and Alyss meet him and have some interesting adventures.

I recomend this book to any reader out there! ( )
  br14adro | Jun 13, 2014 |
For many authors, by the time they begin writing the fifth book in their series, they might fall into the trap of recycling certain plot points a bit. However, that is definitely not the case with John Flanagan thanks to his changing the setting of this story and introducing yet another new group of enemies. Once again he creates a tale that still has his trademark action and suspenseful scenes and yet it also explores the process that the main character goes through as he becomes a man in his own right. In short, I found "The Sorcerer of the North" yet another riveting read. Highly recommend it! ( )
  ThePageturners | Feb 23, 2014 |
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Time has passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, led the Araluens to victory against invaders, and Will is now a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepy boring, evenuntil the king is poisoned. Joined by his friend Alyss, Will is thrown headfirst into an extraordinary adventure propelled by fears of sorcery, and must determine who is trustworthy to the king and who is trying to take his throne.Will and Alyss must battle growing hysteria, traitors, and most of all, time. The king is fading, but when Alyss is taken hostage, Will is forced to make a desperate choice between loyalty to his mission and loyalty to his friend.Adventure abounds in this absorbing installment of the New York Timesbestselling series.
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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 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.… (more)

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