Septimus Heap 6 : Darke by Angie Sage
  

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.

We asked a number of teenagers to review the first in the Septimus Heap series - Magyk. Click here to read what they thought!

The complete list of books in this internationally bestselling series are...

Septimus Heap 1: Magyk

Septimus Heap 2: Flyte

Septimus Heap 3: Physik

Septimus Heap 4: Queste

Septimus Heap 5: Syren

Septimus Heap 6: Darke

Septimus Heap 7: Fyre

Synopsis

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.

Reviews

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

About the Author

Angie Sage

Angie Sage grew up in the Thames Valley, London and Kent. She went to Art School in Leicester where she studied Graphic Design and Illustration. After college she started illustrating books and then progressed to writing, first toddler books, later chapter books and now, Septimus Heap. She lives overlooking a creek in Cornwall and loves sailing her boat, Muriel, and all things to do with the sea. She has two grown up daughters. Read a Q&A with the author here.

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Format

Hardback
656 pages

Author

Angie Sage
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Author's Website

www.angiesage.com/

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

3rd October 2011

ISBN

9781408806289

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