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Quadehar the Sorcerer (The Book of the Stars Trilogy, Volume 1)

by Erik L'Homme

Quadehar the Sorcerer is a 280 page fantasy novel for children and young adults first published in 2003 and written by Erik L'Homme. It is the first volume of a series entitled The Book of the Stars Trilogy; The Mystery of Lord Sha is the second, and The Face of the Shadow is the third. This fantasy is set on an island that has drifted away from reality and exists between two worlds, the Certain and the Uncertain. Scholastic's summary reads as follows: Robin leads a regular life full of school, friends, and computer games. One night, Quadehar, a great sorcerer, notices Robin's amazing potential for magic, and suddenly nothing is ordinary anymore. Robin becomes Quadehar's apprentice and learns all the secrets of sorcery. But when Robin's classmate is kidnapped, he and his friends must battle bandits and giants to rescue her. Will Robin pass his most dangerous exam ... ever?

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