Book Review: John Flanagan’s The Sorcerer in the North

Posted November 30, 2010 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews, Middle-Grade readers

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Book Review: John Flanagan’s The Sorcerer in the North

The Sorcerer in the North


John Flanagan

action & adventure, fantasy that was published by Penguin on June 25, 2009 and has 304 pages.

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Other books by this author which I have reviewed include The Siege of Macindaw, Erak's Ransom, The Kings of Clonmel, Halt's Peril, The Emperor of Nihon-Ja, The Lost Stories, The Outcasts, Invaders, The Hunters, The Royal Ranger, Slaves of Socorro, Scorpion Mountain, The Tournament at Gorlan, The Ghostfaces, "The Beast From Another Time", The Caldera

Sixth in the Ranger’s Apprentice action fantasy adventure for middle-grade readers and revolving around Will Treaty (it’s #5 in publication order).

Argh…Flanagan’s done it again! Do not attempt to read this book without The Siege of Macindaw, 7 (6 in publishing order), close at hand!

A great story which makes use of Will’s life-long skills and brings his particular friends into the fray. While demonstrating Will’s skill at judgments, the story creates a nice bit of tension for Will, experiencing the other side of life from his Ranger one and providing yet another catastrophe-in-the-making. Only half of which is resolved before the story stops. Again, argh…