Magyk (Septimus Heap, Book 1)
The seventh son of the seventh son, aptly named Septimus Heap, is stolen the night he is born by a midwife who pronounces him dead. That same night, the baby's father, Silas Heap, comes across a bundle in the snow containing a new born girl with violet eyes. The Heaps take this helpless newborn... show more
The seventh son of the seventh son, aptly named Septimus Heap, is stolen the night he is born by a midwife who pronounces him dead. That same night, the baby's father, Silas Heap, comes across a bundle in the snow containing a new born girl with violet eyes. The Heaps take this helpless newborn into their home, name her Jenna, and raise her as their own. But who is this myster ious baby girl, and what really happened to their beloved son Septimus? The first book in this enthralling new series by Angie Sage leads readers on a fantastic journey filled with quirky characters and magykal charms, potions, and spells. magyk is an original story of lost and rediscovered identities, rich with humor and heart.
Publish date: 2005-03-15
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
Clearly written for children,this book of Magic seems a bit tame. Especially if one has already read Harry Potter Series.The magical terms and spells seemed too simple. Yet the characters were well drawn and fleshed out. I personally liked Jenna, Boy 412, Aunt Zelda and Alther. I didn't like Marcia ...
I don't care anymore, I don't care what happens to the princess, I don't care what happens to Septimus, I only want to know what happens to boy 412!
It was very difficult for me to rate this book. If it were possible to give half stars I'd have rated it 2.5 stars. In the end I decided to rate it 2 stars because There are loads of books I rated 3 stars which I liked a lot better.I had been really looking forward to reading this book. But once aga...
It's not a bad little book; in fact, if you're very young and you don't have to constantly shoot yourself over the coincidences and the cheap humor, I'd say it's a really good book. I'm afraid I just didn't care about much of it; a lot of this was because of Septimus' name/title/designation. I actua...