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Parents' Guide to

Seeker: Noble Warriors, Book 1

By Matt Berman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Slow but intriguing start to fantasy series.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+
Rather dark spiritual oppression throughout. Not good reading for young kids.
age 7+
amazing characters amazing story

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

An intriguing premise and terrific characterizations mark the beginning of this series by author and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter (Gladiator and Shadowlands) William Nicholson. While there's not a lot of action in this first volume, the intricate and detailed process of setting up this odd little world, encompassing mythologies drawn from several different cultures, is fascinating to read.

The most interesting characters are the secondary ones, especially the hilariously childish and casually murderous Wildman. This is the kind of book that sneaks up on you, having more of an impact a day or two after you finish it. There are several subplots that wind their way through the book like vines and shoots and come twining together at the satisfying climax.

Book Details

  • Author: William Nicholson
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Publication date: May 29, 2006
  • Number of pages: 413
  • Last updated: July 15, 2015

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