The Sorcerer in the North (Ranger's Apprentice Book 5)

The Sorcerer in the North (Ranger's Apprentice Book 5)

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The Sorcerer in the North is the fifth thrilling book in John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice series - over eight million sold worldwide.

Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after - but his new land is already under threat. The Grimsdell Forest is being haunted by eerie voices and the terrifying figure of the Night Warrior. Could this really be the work of sorcery?

Joined by his friend Alyss, Will is suddenly thrown headfirst into an extraordinary adventure. 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.

Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, T.H. White's The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini's Eragon series and Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson series.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 245g
  • Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
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  • 0440869056
  • 9780440869054
  • 86,831

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"Will is just settling into his first post as a brand-new, just-commissioned Ranger when he is dispatched to deal with problems on the kingdom’s northern border. Though his keen senses and uncanny expertise with his knives and his bow are vital, Will’s success often hinges on his ability to assess the skills and intentions of those around him. The scenes involving Will, his mentor, Halt, and Halt’s mentor, Crowley, work beautifully to fill in background information, dramatize Will’s growing maturity, and entertain readers with clever dialogue. The Sorcerer of the North is a must-have volume for fans of the popular Ranger’s Apprentice series."
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"Will is just settling into his first post as a brand-new, just-commissioned Ranger when he is dispatched to deal with problems on the kingdom's northern border. Though his keen senses and uncanny expertise with his knives and his bow are vital, Will's success often hinges on his ability to assess the skills and intentions of those around him. The scenes involving Will, his mentor, Halt, and Halt's mentor, Crowley, work beautifully to fill in background information, dramatize Will's growing maturity, and entertain readers with clever dialogue. The Sorcerer of the North is a must-have volume for fans of the popular Ranger's Apprentice series." * Booklist *
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About John Flanagan

John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice and Brotherband adventure series have sold more than eight million copies worldwide. His books are available in more than one hundred countries, are regularly on the New York Times bestseller lists, and have had multiple award shortlistings and wins in Australia and overseas. John, a former television and advertising writer, lives with his wife in a Sydney beachside suburb.
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46,384 ratings
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4 34% (15,784)
3 15% (6,946)
2 2% (1,015)
1 1% (480)
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