Septimus Heap 6 : Darke
Written by Angie Sage
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This wonderful series featuring a boy called Septimus Heap is perfect for boys in particular to get their teeth into. As in the Harry Potter titles we see Septimus a year older with each new book. This is the 6th one and Septimus is on the threshold of his fourteenth birthday, which falls on the shortest day of the year. While everyone celebrates and the Castle is lit with traditional candles, Septimus has greater concerns on his mind. He has finally reached the period in his Apprenticeship known as Darke Week.
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Septimus Heap 6 : Darke by Angie Sage
During the crucial time of Darke Week, Septimus hopes to undertake the very dangerous mission of restoring Alther from Banishment, following the attempted invasion of the Castle of Syren. But while this preoccupies him, other Darke things are afoot in the Castle.
Praise for Septimus Heap:
'Warm, funny and humane, Sage takes care with the destiny of even her smallest characters, and is a real discovery' - The Times
'Sage navigates her complex setting with suspenseful and well-structured plotlines ... These books open an array of dazzling worlds. It's worth hopping aboard this bus, and I'm eagerly waiting at the stop' - The Times
Praise for Syren:
'This is another incident-packed mass of reading pleasure' - School Librarian
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