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The Sorcerer of the North Audiobook

The Sorcerer of the North: Ranger's Apprentice, Book 6

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Publisher's Summary

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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    Cathy 06-24-17
    Cathy 06-24-17 Member Since 2011
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    "Cliffhanger"

    The story wss good but ends with a definite clifhanger. Narator is fairly good but not as easy to listen to as some others I have heard.

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    Steven 01-31-17
    Steven 01-31-17 Member Since 2015
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    The only problem I have, and it's through the entire series is that the end of each story stops in the middle of the end i.e. This book. Further more
    I love the story's but the value I proceed

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    Amazon Customer 08-27-16
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    "enjoyed it much excepting some language"

    I didn't like some of the language used but the story line and the performance of the narrator were exceptionally great and kept me guessing the whole time.

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    John Perkins 07-26-16 Member Since 2016
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    I liked the other narrator better still a good job done by this narrator though

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    Eric 08-09-15
    Eric 08-09-15 Member Since 2015
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    "loved it"

    loved it. the voices for the characters in the book were a bit different then i imagined, but to each reader their own imagination.

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    Peggy 07-09-15
    Peggy 07-09-15 Listener Since 2009
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    "hate this narrator"
    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Sorcerer of the North?

    Didn't like his choice of voices or the way he chose to pronounce certain words.


    Any additional comments?

    will be glad to get back to Keating.

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    hillthoir 03-03-15
    hillthoir 03-03-15
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    "great book...not so great narration"
    What made the experience of listening to The Sorcerer of the North the most enjoyable?

    The story was great. We love the characters and their adventures.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The guy they have narrating this book make all the women characters sound the same like old, stuck up, nasty people. I understand that the role Alice is playing is that way but she sounded that way even when she was herself. So glad this is the only one I have with this guy narrating. I don't think I could do any more.


    Any additional comments?

    This book should be redone by the John Keating.

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    Amazon Customer 01-06-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great book"

    Really great book just not my favorite with the others I would recommend to anyone looking for a good book.

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    Joel Langenfeld 01-13-14 Member Since 2005
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    "Sold into slavery?!"

    My family has generally enjoyed the listening to this series on car trips, etc. The dialogue can be shaky and the plot often has some glaring holes, but the story and characters are usually more than enough to compensate.

    However, I was shocked when Will casually sold an inconvenient adversary into slavery. This is something a hero does not do. I haven't finished the book yet, so I do not know there will be significant consequences. I can only hope.

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    cresdeen 09-06-12
    cresdeen 09-06-12
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    "Disappointingly hard to listen to…"

    It is with no disrespect that I write this review, however I must be honest.

    I was disappointed and literally rechecked the download several times to make sure I had the right book. This book is not read like an active participant, but more like a third party and the narrator’s voice almost put me to sleep, so much so that I found the story hard to follow and could only listen in short increments.

    I like the series so this is hard to write, but I’ve checked ahead and it seems this reading is a rarity and the next downloadable book is back to the style that sold me on the series.

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