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Song of the Lioness. Alanna: The First Adventure

In the interest of fairness, the things that bothered other reviewers, though, don’t bother me. Chubby stopped dead in the road, surprised by these antics. He trembled as Alanna stroked his nose, whispering comforting words. Thom will go to the convent to train as a sorcerer. You can imitate his writing, so you can do new letters, saying we’re twin boys.

Though Maude would return to Trebond, Coram was to remain with Alanna, acting as her manservant during her years at the palace. Where’s that devils’-spawn brother of yours? I started writing stories in 6th grade.

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I feel bad, because I’m gonna have to tell them I don’t like Their Favorite Thing and they’re gonna give me the sad-eye, but it’s not a very good book. Filled with swords and sorcery, adventure and intrigue, good and evil, Alanna’s first adventure begins—one that will lead to the fulfillment of her dreams and the magical destiny that will make her a legend in her land. For myself, and I suspect many people, books we read and love as children acquire blind spots of handwavium from sheer sentiment unless we reread them as adults with a critical, rather than nostalgic, mindset.


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You must read this series!! The story is okay but not especially memorable. I can’t wait till Monday so I can start the second book. Alanna is a much better fictional female role model than Bella of “Twilight. They always teach the girls magic — ” The thought hit her so suddenly that she gasped.

This is his nightmare because he believes that his destiny is to be a sorcerer. One flaw I must point out in particular with writing a high fantasy novel this short is it leaves little room for character and world development.

Alanna: The First Adventure – Tamora Pierce

I’ll be a knight. This was my companion for a “Holy Crap! Apr 17, Anne Osterlund rated it it was amazing.

About Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce is a bestselling, much-loved author, perhaps best known for her Song of the Lioness quartet. And maybe we can talk to Maude.

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The Song of the Lioness Alanna: Because of them, the humor and the grand coexist in tamorw harmony. They were part of the stream of people entering the capital for the market day. I wouldn’t say it was great. The man was sweating.


I want to slay demons and walk with the gods–” “D’you think I want to be a lady? Jun 09, Natalie rated it it was amazing.

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I just find this kind of trusting royal a ridiculous characterization. Going it alone feels like the safest course. When you’re older, they’ll send you to the priests.

Thom will be sent to the capital city to train as a knight, and Alanna to a convent. She looked old and tired. I’m definitely reading the rest of this series and trying to get to the rest of the Tamora Pierce books I missed out on when I was younger.

The very first Tortall book, and one of my absolu Alanna disguises herself as a boy so that she can train at the palace to become a knight.