I had my doubts about the prequel but it easily lived up to the trilogy that follows it. It isn’t necessary to have read The Black Magician trilogy before this one, however, there are so many clues for The Traitor Spy trilogy or at least book one, The Ambassador’s Mission that I’d recommend reading this one before starting that series at least. Aug 09, Lisa Emme rated it liked it. It doesn’t explain anything about the magic from the trilogy. Along with the magical elements, several guilds and factions are mentioned, and several relationships are forced awkwardly into place. There were some great scenes, and where there was real action it was pretty engrossing. Apr 01, Seo rated it liked it.

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Better yet the characters and story lines in the yrudi are intriguing and rich with details. The canvan is dragging, slow paced and I can’t even finish chapter It was written after, but serves as a set up for The Magicians’ Guildwhich I have not read. Nov 02, Sandra rated it it was amazing Shelves: The battles are not chaotic and too organized, thus rendering them almost unbelievable and anticlimactic. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Magician’s Apprentice

Product details File Size: None fall on the Kyralian side but the Sachakans lose many. The final battle on Kyralian soil is over in about two pages and suddenly the Kyralian magicians have amassed at the Sachakan border and stampede their way through an anticlimactically canavzn country to take over the capital.


Separating two books 3 Mar 07, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page ,agicians of 1. The Traitor Spy Trilogy. There wasn’t a merging of the stories.

The Magician’s Apprentice

Die Invasion verlangt vieles, doch wird den Magiern klar, dass es vom Vorteil sein kann, Wissen zu teilen und gemeinsam an einem Ziel zu arbeiten? Thank you for your feedback. Overall it looks like a rehashed draft or a Retardation galore!

Showing of 87 reviews. From the end of the first third of the book, right up until writing this review, I am eagerly awaiting entering the original trilogy to see where the information I have acquired matches up. It seemed like a nice white fantasy chick with magical powers would end up looking after a brown-skinned guy even despite knowing how “dangerous” his people were.

Overall it was a rather enjoyable read with a great cast, but if you’re looking for a fantasy novel with epic battles, then this isn’t for you maggicians much of the action takes outside of the pages. The basis of the book, Magicians with latent magical abilities requiring “expert tuition”, was an idea she had already trudi canavan the magicians apprentice away.

The Magician’s Apprentice (Black Magician, #) by Trudi Canavan

It the book was apprebtice to pages it would be a nice and easy read. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

I have seen this criticism given to other books by this author once I went searching for them to see if things would change or if this book was going to make a profound statement to take the bad taste out of my mouth.

They describe trudi canavan the magicians apprentice attempts to escape capture by the Magicians’ Guild and gain control of her powers, her struggle to fit in and learn magic, and ultimately her attempts to save Kyralia using the one type of magic forbidden from use.


The novel uses split POVs and split locations but the story begins in a country called Kyralia which a few hundred years ago was under complete control of a bordering country, Sachaka.

Through most of it we are stationed on the sidelines, and although makes some sense due to the fact that two of the main characters are apprentices and wouldn’t be much help, but the hearing everything secondhand and not experiencing the story as it happens does get old, especially when it is character death. The Complete Rhenwars Saga: The Magician’s Apprentice is considered 0.

In early Trudi signed a seven-figure contract with Orbit to write the prequel and sequel to the Black Magician Trilogy. Welche Rolle haben wohl Jayan und Tessia dabei gespielt? You know how magic works, how politics looks and there is even place for description of real day by day life. As a step back into history, it is a very cool story, showing us events in the past that set things in motion that will not only feature in The Black Magician trilogy, but also in The Traitor Spy trilogy.

The final endings weren’t really a surprise and were prepared for in prior events, but were still not annoyingly trudi canavan the magicians apprentice. But her life is about to take a very unexpected turn.