Assassin's Apprentice

Book 1, Farseer Trilogy

Robin Hobb

No. of pages 435

Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his fathers gruff stableman. He is treated as an outcast by all the royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has him secretly tutored in the arts of the assassin. For in Fitzs blood runs the magic Skilland the darker knowledge of a child raised with the stable hounds and rejected by his family. ? As barbarous raiders ravage the coasts, Fitz is growing to manhood. Soon he will face his first dangerous, soul-shattering mission. And though some regard him as a threat to the throne, he may just be the key to the survival of the kingdom. ? Praise for Robin Hobb and Assassins Apprentice ? Fantasy as it ought to be written . . . Robin Hobbs books are diamonds in a sea of zircons.George R. R. Martin ? A gleaming debut in the crowded field of epic fantasies . . . a delightful take on the powers and politics behind the throne.Publishers Weekly ? This is the kind of book you fall into, and start reading slower as you get to the end, because you dont want it to be over.Steven Brust


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Assassin's Apprentice is book 1 in the series Farseer Trilogy. Assassin's Apprentice was written by Robin Hobb. It was written for young readers to enjoy. The book includes the character Robin Hood.

Genres: fantasy, legends and mythology

This book is in the following series:

Farseer Trilogy
The Farseer Trilogy follows protagonist Fitz Chivalry Farseer in the kingdom of The Six Duchies. Fitz is a royal assassin, and his uncle is engaged in war with the Out Islands as they attempt to zombify the people of his kingdom.

This book features the following character:

Robin Hood

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