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Doomraga's Revenge (Merlin Series #7)

Doomraga's Revenge (Merlin Series #7)

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by T. A. Barron
     
 

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Basil becomes Merlin's partner as they battle the mysterious shadows that threaten the new Avalon.

A dark magic has been spreading across Avalon. Initially, the events seemed unrelated: a war in Fireroot between the dwarves and the fire dragons, blight in Stoneroot, and disputes throughout the realms. But as Merlin and Basil scour the realms, they begin to

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Basil becomes Merlin's partner as they battle the mysterious shadows that threaten the new Avalon.

A dark magic has been spreading across Avalon. Initially, the events seemed unrelated: a war in Fireroot between the dwarves and the fire dragons, blight in Stoneroot, and disputes throughout the realms. But as Merlin and Basil scour the realms, they begin to realize that looming behind the growing chaos is a single dark threat—an enemy that they’ve never encountered. One that must be stopped before all of Avalon is lost.

In this jaw-dropping sequel to the mega-hit Merlin’s Dragon, T. A. Barron sends Merlin, Rhia, and Basil, the greatest dragon ever, on a mission across Avalon to root out this new enemy. But sacrifices will be made, relationships will be tested, and precious lives will be lost.

Editorial Reviews

Booklist
Infused with Barron's usual sharp consciousness of the natural world...this episodic middle volume of the Merlin's Dragon trilogy...sets the stage for a grand finale.
VOYA - Karen Jensen
In the sequel to Merlin's Dragon (Philomel, 2008/VOYA August 2008), Basil is now a giant dragon—described as being as big as a mountain—who works with Merlin to maintain peace in the kingdom of Avalon. The action begins as Basil helps a group of dwarves fight off the ferocious Lo Valdearg, Fireroot's most fearsome dragon. This catalyst is just a portent of things to come. Disputes have been forming throughout the kingdom, orchestrated by a beast named Doomraga (meaning darker than dark) who is plotting revenge in hopes of destroying Avalon. Eventually the action culminates in a great battle that leaves readers on the edge of their seats as Doomraga sends a signal to its master, the spirit warlord Rhita Gawr. Barron's use of language is spot on in depicting the fierceness of the dragons and battles: "When, at last, the roar faded away, another sound remained . . . The shrieks of children about to die." He is especially accurate in creating the language of Avalon as readers would imagine it. Book two in this series contains everything that fantasy fans look for: action, adventure, humor, magical creatures, and noble heroes. As always, Barron proves he is the go-to author for teen fantasy about Merlin. This book will find a home in school and public libraries, and with all fantasy lovers. Reviewer: Karen Jensen
School Library Journal
Gr 6 Up—Basil has become accustomed to his large size as a powerful dragon, his new name, and his greater role in the fate of his world. With Avalon teetering on the edge of catastrophe, he and Merlin search for ways to squelch the violence erupting throughout the realms. The action is packed with battles between dragons and dwarfs, crows and terns, and many more creatures of Avalon. Readers will also find new love, loss, and relationships on the brink. Unfortunately, the book suffers extensively from middle book syndrome. Too many subplots cause Basil, Merlin, and readers to lose sight of Rhita Gawr. As for Doomraga, readers will have to wait for the cliff-hanger ending to learn who he is, and for book three to read about his revenge. Of course, even with the problems, no one can compare to Barron when writing about Merlin or Avalon. Once again, he brings texture, color, and love to the seven realms. His many fans will gobble up this new offering, but new readers will need to start with book one.—Lisa Marie Williams, East Gwillimbury Public Library, Holland Landing, Ontario

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142419250
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
06/09/2011
Series:
Merlin Saga Series, #7
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
89,783
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.71(d)
Lexile:
870L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

T.A. Barron is the award-winning author of fantasy novels such as The Lost Years of Merlin epic—soon to be a major motion picture. He serves on a variety of environmental and educational boards including The Nature Conservancy and The Land and Water Fund of the Rockies, and is the founder of a national award for heroic children. Following a life-changing decision to leave a successful business career to write full-time in 1990, Barron has written seventeen books, but is happiest when on the mountain trails with his wife, Currie, and their five children.

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Doomraga's Revenge 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 23 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This series is good but eaach book is shorter than the last feel that its not worth it anymore
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book
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This book is so awesome and I love Basilgarrad because he can make smells, just like Merlin can make spells. This book is thrilling! I love this author because he makes books almost as good as Rick Riordan's. If you are wondering who Rick Riordan is, he is the author of the Heroes of Olympus series. If you are wondering what the Heroes of Olympus series is, then too bad for you because I don't want to have to explain all that stuff about Rick Riordan and his books. This whole thing is suposed to be about Doomraga's Revenge,but I keep getting off track, and I keep talking on and on and on and on. Usually I am not like this. But actually, I am actually just doing this to annoy you a t so just keep reading. (= ])>
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This book is thrilling! It really is. Merlin and Basil are having a little 'fun' running around Avalon trying to keep peace but Doomraga will not give up! Find out who wins this battle in Doomraga's revenge.
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Donald Campbell More than 1 year ago
WHEREIX THE FIRST BOOK..?
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Sighs
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I READ TH FIRST BOOK AND I CANT GET ENOUGH OF IT I WISH THEY STILL MADE MORE PEASE MAKE MORE
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It wus very very very very very very very very very very good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book soooooo much that i got on netflex and looked it up now i am watching the fourth season
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Merlin
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