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Assassin's Apprentice
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Assassin's Apprentice

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Author: Robin Hobb
Publisher: HarperCollins UK, 1995
Bantam Spectra, 1995
Series: The Farseer Trilogy: Book 1

1. Assassin's Apprentice
2. Royal Assassin
3. Assassin's Quest

Book Type: Novel
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: High Fantasy
Dark Fantasy
Heroic Fantasy
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Synopsis

Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his father's gruff stableman. He is treated like an outcast by all the royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has him sectetly tutored in the arts of the assassin. For in Fitz's blood runs the magic Skill--and 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.


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- Allie
  (2/26/2013)
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- lynnsbooks
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- pauljames
  (9/9/2013)
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- Rabindranauth@DDR
  (7/12/2014)
Skillfully written and enjoyable

- pizzakarin
  (6/20/2015)
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- rretzler
  (3/14/2018)
Hum-Drum Fantasy Saved By Good Writing...

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  (4/23/2018)

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