The Gift (Pellinor Series #1)

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Maerad is a slave in a desperate and unforgiving settlement, taken there as a child when her family is destroyed in war. She doesn’t yet know she has inherited a powerful gift, one that marks her as a member of the noble School of Pellinor and enables her to see the world as no other can. It is only when she is discovered by Cadvan, one of the great Bards of Lirigon, that her true identity and extraordinary destiny unfold. Now, she and her mysterious teacher must embark on a treacherous, uncertain journey through...

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Overview

Maerad is a slave in a desperate and unforgiving settlement, taken there as a child when her family is destroyed in war. She doesn’t yet know she has inherited a powerful gift, one that marks her as a member of the noble School of Pellinor and enables her to see the world as no other can. It is only when she is discovered by Cadvan, one of the great Bards of Lirigon, that her true identity and extraordinary destiny unfold. Now, she and her mysterious teacher must embark on a treacherous, uncertain journey through a time and place where the forces of darkness wield an otherworldly terror.

"The Gift" was originally published in the US as "The Naming".

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441862747
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Series: Pellinor Series , #1
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged, 16 CDs, 19 hrs. 45 min.
  • Age range: 12 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Alison Croggon is an acclaimed Australian poet and playwright. She is the Melbourne theatre critic for The Australian and has received the Geraldine Pascall Critic of the Year award. To date, she has written and performed nine works for the theatre. Her young adult fantasy quartet, the Books of Pellinor, have been published around the world to much praise. She was inspired to write them when her oldest son started reading fantasy novels, reminding her of how much she enjoyed the genre and of her ambition growing up to write a fantasy novel herself.

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  • Posted April 9, 2013

    The Naming is the BEST book ever! You must read it! Maerd is a

    The Naming is the BEST book ever! You must read it! Maerd is a slave, then she meets Cadvan and he takes her away. then SHE LEARNS SHE IS A bard .

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