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Title: THE NOVICE
By: Taran Matharu
Format: Hardback

List price: £12.99


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ISBN 10: 1444923978
ISBN 13: 9781444923971
Publisher: HACHETTE CHILDREN'S GROUP
Pub. date: 5 May, 2015
Series: Summoner Book 1
Pages: 400
Description: Enter an immersive fantasy world where one boy's power to summon demons will change the fate of an empire ... Book 1 in the epic SUMMONER trilogy, a NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER from Wattpad sensation Taran Matharu.
Synopsis: Demons, magic and epic adventure - introducing the first book in the New York Times bestselling Summoner Trilogy...Fletcher was nothing more than a humble blacksmith's apprentice, when a chance encounter leads to the discovery that he has the ability to summon demons from another world. Chased from his village for a crime he did not commit, he must travel with his demon to the Vocans Academy, where the gifted are trained in the art of summoning. The academy will put Fletcher through a gauntlet of gruelling lessons, training him as a battlemage to fight in the Hominum Empire's war against the savage orcs. Rubbing shoulders with the children of the most powerful nobles in the land, Fletcher must tread carefully. The power hungry Forsyth twins lurk in the shadows, plotting to further their family's interests. Then there is Sylva, an elf who will do anything she can to forge an alliance between her people and Hominum, even if it means betraying her friends. Othello is the first ever dwarf at the academy, and his people have long been oppressed by Hominum's rulers, which provokes tension amongst those he studies alongside.Fletcher will find himself caught in the middle of powerful forces, with nothing but his demon Ignatius to help him. As the pieces on the board manoeuvre for supremacy, Fletcher must decide where his loyalties lie. The fate of an empire is in his hands ...'Friendship, loyalty, magic and political intrigue beckon ...' The Bookseller
Reader Age: From 12
Key Stage: UK School Key Stage 3
Publication: UK
Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Returns: Returnable
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