The High Lord has ratings and reviews. Alice said: This last book in the trilogy is the best by far. I really enjoyed it. I’d recommend read. Buy El gran Lord / The High Lord (Cronicas Del Mago Negro / Black Magician Chronicles) Translation by Trudi Canavan, Carlos Abreu Fetter (ISBN. Buy El gran lord by Trudi Canavan (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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I believe Akkarin is around 35? The High Lord [Jan 10, ]. And yet there was no stew, no tunics, and no prophecy. Only then did they flee.

One slum dweller steals? Wasn’t my favourite in the series, hence only three stars The next few chapters did little to improve my opinion. You will not regret pushing through the first half because the second half will redeem the bleakness of how the beginning was written. It just hasn’t grabbed my imagination and I may have to be in the mood to attempt it again. Don’t even get me started about the writing, so bland and repetitive that it would be laughable if it wasn’t so terrible.

Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. It’s young adult directed at brainless readers who require explaining everything and don’t notice glaring plotholes. Pixie That was my main problem with that death too. Lists with This Book. One doesn’t get over the trauma of the past and the responsibility of protecting a novice that easily, surely?


After the characters, the books have excelled on their setting.

Cery war mir beispielsweise von ersten Moment an sympathisch, genau wie Dannyl und Rothen. I love Sonea’s character, but I like Rothen more. It’s familiar, light, and untaxing; the literary equivalent of a muffin and a cup grzn coffee. Wie schon im ersten und im zweiten Band zieht sich der Anfang sehr und ab der Mitte geht es dann erst so richtig los.

Sonea gradually adapts to living in the Guild and becomes quite fond of Lord Rothen.

Canavan has done a bit of Dungeons and Dragons playing as it comes close to such an adventure – all surface, single-layer action and no deep storyline. They were quite simply drawn, when I think about it — Akkarin, for example, despite being a major character, got barely any characterisation at all until partway through the last book of the trilogy.

They’re good or they’re bad, they’re male or they’re female, but very little stands out about them and they lack any real complexity despite a few attempts at it. It really slowed and bogged things down for me. Sonea has learned much at the magicians’ guild and the caavan novices now treat her with a grudging respect.

The fact that this book falls into that category was quite a surprise, I hadn’t expected it to be so deeply engaging. English Choose a language for shopping. Recommended to Category Is: Lists with This Book. All in grah, I feel that there are better stories out there waiting to be published.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It’s full of tropes! It was outstanding how the author used some of the settings in the advantage of the plot. Books by Trudi Canavan. Quotes from The High Lord. Having familiarised the reader with everything, it picked up a little bit. The characters were well developed and the world building great. She could have eneded with Regin, it would be the same.


Katie She plays a role in the sequel trilogy called Traitor Spy. He’s a good life and magic mentor for Sonea and I loved that he never gave up trying to win her trust.

The High Lord

Eventually I just decided it wasn’t worth the wait. Don’t let bad reviews stop you from reading any book you fancied! Firstly because I grew way too detached from the characters after all the years that went by since I first read The Magician’s Guild. Argh, I’m angry now.

Sonea was undergoing some seriously confidence problems in The Novice. It could have been strong. The rock strikes a magician in the side of the head, causing her to become the sole target of a city-wide search.

The Magicians’ Guild by Trudi Canavan

And perhaps Sonea c Wasn’t my favourite in the series, hence only three stars Other books in the series. If you want to read an enjoyable trilogy with a meager first novel, go read this trilogy. Ni siquiera el menor atisbo de vida.