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The sorcerer in the north

The sorcerer in the north

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

Five years have passed, and Will has finally become a Ranger, with his own fief to look after. He soon learns that even sleepy little island fiefs have problems enough to keep him on his toes. Then he is thrown into a terrifying adventure, investigating the truth behind rumours of sorcery in a remote northern fief

Paperback, Book. English. Fantasy fiction. Children's stories.
Published London: Corgi Yearling, 2009
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Statement of responsibility: John Flanagan
ISBN: 0440869056, 9780440869054
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: Australia: Random House, 2006.
Physical Description: 329 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Series: Ranger's apprentice ; bk. 5
Subject: Will (Fictitious character : Flanagan) Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 6.2
Interest Level: MY
Points: 14
Quiz Number: 220350

Author note

John Flanagan'sRanger's ApprenticeandBrotherbandadventure series have sold more than eight million copies worldwide. His books are available in more than one hundred countries, are regularly on theNew York Timesbestseller 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.


"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 Northis a must-have volume for fans of the popular Ranger's Apprentice series."

Back cover copy

Will, you are a Ranger now, protect your land at all costs.

The Grimsdell Forest is being haunted by eerie voices and the terrifying figure of the Night Warrior.

As you battle growing hysteria and traitors, your lifelong friend, Alyss, is taken hostage and time is running short. As a Ranger you must make the right choice, will you save her or stay true to your mission?

Another thrilling adventure in the international bestselling series.