The Spook's Apprentice
A wonderful and terrifying series by a new writer about a young boy training to be an exorcist. Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and has been apprenticed to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many apprentices have failed before Thomas. Somehow Thomas must... show more
A wonderful and terrifying series by a new writer about a young boy training to be an exorcist. Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and has been apprenticed to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many apprentices have failed before Thomas. Somehow Thomas must learn how to exorcise ghosts, contain witches and bind boggarts. But when he is tricked into freeing Mother Malkin, the most evil witch in the County, the horror begins ...
Publish date: July 1st 2004
Publisher: Bodley Head
Pages no: 324
Edition language: English
Series: The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles (#1)
Yes, another re-read. I started this series based off a recommendation made to me by my roommate. I loved the first book and continued on with the series until Attack of the Fiend. My roommates favorite character was Tom, but the reason I continued on with the series is Alice and Old Gregory. Tom is...
Read this after the movie, but I still enjoyed it. Nice story for young adults.
*Not for Middle Grade- more like YA! In my quest to find an audio series for my son and I to listen to in the car I came across this one. It's about a 13 year old boy who is starting his apprenticeship to be a "Spook" which is someone who fights evil such as witches and boggarts etc. The back of the...
Warning: my long and boring rants follow. There are some things that bug me and this review happened to be a good place for them. Sorry.If you own a farm you never split it between your children, otherwise several generations later there will be nothing left to split. You give the farm to the oldest...
*The audiobook didn't really do this book justice*Tom Ward, the seventh son of a seventh son, destined to fight evil and protect the innocent has to learn how this new world works that he has been thrown into. Tom was getting his butt kicked, when he's saved by the mysterious Alice.She plays a role ...