But in accepting the protection of the guild’s high lord, Sonea may have ‘It’s easy to see why Trudi Canavan’s novels so often make the bestseller lists. The Novice (The Black Magician Trilogy, Book 2) [Trudi Canavan] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Even if a magician’s powers surface of . Editorial Reviews. Review. A wonderfully and meticulously detailed world, and an edge-of-the-seat plot, this book is a must for all lovers of good fantasy.

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Sonea is the first student to be from the slums and not one of the high born Houses. If he had been I think it would have done a lot more to enhance the story. August Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Regin was like an annoying gnat that you couldn’t kill or a bad dream that wouldn’t end, and there was no real reason given for the lengths he went to to torment her other than he hated her because she was from the slums. It seems that Akkarin harbours a secret that is far darker than his magician’s robes. Rescued in the nick of time by an enigmatic sorcerer, she discovers that she possesses magical powers and must go to Whitehall School to learn how to master them.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. She’s not quite there yet. Vivid and enjoyable’ SFX ‘The world-building is tremendous.

All of the characters were dull and flat which is sad, because first book of the series was at least intriguing me how the sequel would end up like. I love how Trudi Canavan can make us empathise with all of the characters and how everything is not black and white, similarly the suspected villain is very mysterious and you are unsure of his motives, and whether what he is doing is evil or not.

I think part of the problem is that we don’t really get a true sense of who the antagonist is.

The Novice by Trudi Canavan

Orbit Falling Sideways Tom Holt. The broadest selection of online bookstores. Mainly because this one was set in the magical school, which is the best setting ever imo. Mysterious black-clad sorcerers hovice the south plague the land, and rumours reach the White of an army being raised. Rare people who are on Sonea’s side try to help her a l Think of this book as what a Harry Potter novel would look like if it was only about Harry vs.

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I think it’s the same problem as the last book. Sonea shields herself from these attacks but always ends up unable to hold them off indefinitely. The story has been very good, but too drawn out for my liking. It is God’s year 54, many years before the Demon Wars, in the land of Corona. As such, she begins her studies as a novice in the Guild Trudu. While I’m still interested in the characters, there is too much repeation in all thr the storylines in this second book.

He’s from a rich an influential family, trhdi of course he can get away with whatevers. This volume didn’t make 5 stars for me because it was difficult to believe that a supposedly tough slum girl would have been so timid in facing down her tormentors.

She now finds herself facing an entirely different future as Lord Dakon’s apprentice. So he is taken to Ringwall, where he is to be trained in the magical arts alongside his fellow students. We are talking about a young, determined individual with a lot of potential for success, the HEROINE for goodness sake, who defiantly evaded the entire Guild of the best magicians thd the world, during the first book So you may also buy it because you like the narrator. The Pentadrians, determined to take their revenge on the conquering Circlians, plot and scheme to bring down their enemies by means other than direct conflict.

The storyline is extremely enjoyable, with a good amount of progression, intrigue and mystery. The Magician’s Apprentice Canavan’s style is easy to read.

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To those of you who disliked the two-dimensional portrayal of Akkarin in the first book, fret not, for he is as three-dimensional as Sonea and Regin are in this book. I’m all foul today. Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. Books by Trudi Canavan.

Spellmonger Spellmonger, Book 1 By: Sonea, fearing for Dorrien’s safety, decides to put an end to any relationship there may have been. The Magicians’ Guild by Trudi Canavan.

In book 1, there was no mention of this – the reason being that Dannyl was lazy and neglecting his studies, and also spending too much time in a running feud with another novice who became the villain in book 1.