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Assassin's Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy Book 1)

Robin Hobb / Paul Boehmer
The first volume in Robin Hobb’s internationally bestselling Farseer series.In a faraway land where members of the royal family are named for the virtues they embody one young boy will become a walking enigma.Born on the wrong side of the sheets Fitz son of Chivalry Farseer is a royal bastard cast out into the world friendless and lonely. Only his magical link with animals - the old art known as the Wit - gives him solace and companionship. But the Wit if used too often is a perilous magic and one abhorred by the nobility.So when Fitz is finally adopted into the royal household he must give up his old ways and embrace a new life of weaponry scribing courtly manners; and how to kill a man secretly as he trains to become a royal assassin.From Sunday Times bestselling author Robin Hobb comes an epic adventure filled with mythical creatures action and intrigue. Fitz a royal bastard with a perilous magical link to animals must navigate the treacherous world of courtly manners and secret assassinations in this top fantasy pick.For fans of Brandon Sanderson (Defiant) Joe Abercrombie (The Wisdom of Crowds) John Gwynne (A Time of Dread) Patrick Rothfuss (The Wise Man's Fear) and Steven Erikson (Memories of Ice).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Fantasy
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 30th August 2012
  • Duration 17 Hrs. 18 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780007496785