Assassin’s Apprentice

Publisher details

Assassin's Apprentice
Author
Robin Hobb
Publisher
HarperCollins
Genre
Fantasy
Released
01 June, 2014

Synopsis

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.
Robin Hobb
About the author

Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb is the second pen name of American author Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden. She is best known for the books taking place in the Realm of the Elderlings, which started in 1995 with the publication of Assassin's Apprentice, the first book in the Farseer trilogy.

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