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The Sorcerer of the North: Ranger's Apprentice, Book 5 | [John Flanagan]

The Sorcerer of the North: Ranger's Apprentice, Book 5

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, even - until 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.
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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, even - until 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 Times best-selling series.

Listen to more in the Ranger's Apprentice series.

©2008 John Flanagan; (P)2008 Audible, Inc.

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    jennifer pere-alderman 05-08-12
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    I would definetely read this. The only problem is that the reader sounds weird and nothing like how i would think will would sound

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    Dane Austin, TX, United States 03-30-12
    Dane Austin, TX, United States 03-30-12 Member Since 2009
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    "New narrator should listen to previous recordings-"
    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Stuart Blinder?

    The previous narrator was fine.


    Any additional comments?

    The narrator should at least keep to the pronunciations of the previous narrator.

    Finally: WHAT HAPPENED TO BOOK #6 (

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    Scott Tucson, AZ, United States 01-31-12
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    "Just not right for the book"
    Would you listen to The Sorcerer of the North again? Why?

    Stuart Blinder is a great narrator, don't get me wrong. But I feel he is wrong for this book, series. A classic like Moby Dick, or like wise stern novel serious and straight forward. But for a book with several deep characters, and jovial humor, he's just wrong for the part.


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    "Great series!!!!"

    This is a great series to listen to!!! Lots of funny lines and friendship, This narrator was good but the other one is better. REALLY wish audible would get books 6 and 7 in the series though!!!

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    Leslie North Little Rock, AR, United States 09-06-11
    Leslie North Little Rock, AR, United States 09-06-11 Member Since 2011
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    This audio book is exciting, but a little predicable at times. At times the speaker is a little hard to understand, and the book gets a little confusing.

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    "Pleasant Surprise"

    I was a little worried about this one, since reading the reviews. I personally like the Narrator better than the previously books. Either case he is easy to understand and does not change the flow of the story. Another good book by John Flanagan!

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    matthew virginia beach, VA, United States 03-29-11
    matthew virginia beach, VA, United States 03-29-11 Member Since 2010
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    "good but a bit disappointed"

    this is a great book, just like the rest by John Flanagan. But I was disappointed that it was not read by John Keating. Stuart Blinder is a good reader, but just does not do it justice when all of the others are read by Keating.

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