Der Gefundene Junge
Publish date: 2010
Pages no: 320
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: The Books of Umber (#1)
3.5/5; 4 stars; B+I came across this book in my quest for fantasy stories my 12 year old son might enjoy. I think it would be perfect for that age group but I also think most adults who enjoy fantasy would like this story. Right from the beginning there is danger and adventure and all sorts of unu...
At the start of the book we meet Happenstance who – I’m not even sure if that’s his name, but that's just me – has been woken by an unseen person [we only hear his voice] and has no recollection of his life before, whether it be where he was from or even his name, and so Mr. Unseen voice tells Hap...
I was surprised that I liked this book. From the beginning, I thought it was yet another orphan-with-powers book. It is more than that and surprised me several times by thwarting my expectations. I really liked the Umber character, and I thought his manic-depression was an interesting twist in th...
A boy awakens in darkness, with no memory and no idea where he is. Almost at once he is found by a group of explorers, led by Umber, a man of great inventiveness and curiosity. He has been directed to this island of ruins by an anonymous note, and another note to Umber is found next to Hapenstance. ...
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