The Spook's Mistake
Publish date: June 5th 2008
Publisher: Bodley Head
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles (#5)
Wrath of the Bloodeye is the fifth book in The Last Apprentice/Wardstone Chronicles series. All of the main characters, Tom, Alice and the Spook are once again battling the dark. Tom has a temporary new master, Bill Arkwright, for six months to teach him all of the things he needs to know to battle ...
As we all know from the previous books Tom Ward is the seventh son of the seventh son which makes him an excellent Spook. A Spook is a person who fights the dark magical things using just the knowledge and wits - not a fair fight as you can imagine.Anyway, after the events of the last book Tom's lif...
The Fiend is now in the world and the dark is increasing. John Gregory thinks it is time to send Tom to Bill Arkwright for more training, who was once his apprentice.When Tom meets Bill and lives with him for a few days, he's not sure about much more he can take. Bill is not like his master, but Tom...
An interesting story about ye ol' apprentice broadening his horizons. New horrible creature to deal with, etc. My issue with this was the definition of the fiend as the dark, but no corresponding force for the light. The line between dark & light is continuing to be blurred and the Spook is presen...
Sometimes, I don't like Mr. Gregory that much. >_< And I was sooooo shocked that bit about Alice. Maybe that's the reason why I really don't like her too, like Mr. Gregory. :O The way she always nagged Tom to do this and that... Maybe I do have basis for it all.
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