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Long Patrol
 

Long Patrol (Paperback)

By Jacques, Brian

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The tenth installment in the Redwall saga. Tamello De Fformelo wants more than anything to join the Long Patrol, those staunch and stalwart hare warriors who make their home at the top of Salamandastron Mountain. Although he has been told he is too young and inexperienced, Tammo ... read full description below.

ISBN 9780441005994
Barcode 9780441005994
Published 1 February 1999 by Ace Books
Format Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (8 other possible title(s) available)
Series Redwall (part: 10)
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ISBN-13 9780441005994
ISBN-10 0441005993
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Ace Books
Imprint Ace Books
Publication Date 1 February 1999
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Jacques, Brian
Series Redwall (part: 10)
Category Adventure Stories
Animal Stories
Science Fiction
Number of Pages 318
Dimensions Width: 106mm
Height: 171mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 163g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Fantasy fiction, Animals, Fantasy, Redwall (Fictitious place)
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The Long Patrol--that fighting unit of perilous hares--is called out to draw off the murderous Rapscallion army, and fight them to the death if need be. And the lead sword of the Long Patrol will be taken up by the young, inexperienced hare Tammo--in one of the most ferocious battles Redwall has ever faced...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for the Redwall series Brian Jacques has the true fantasy writer's ability to create a wholly new and believable world. -School Library Journal The medieval world of Redwall Abbey--where gallant mouse warriors triumph over evil invaders--has truly become the stuff of legend. -Seattle Post-Intelligencer A grand adventure story. Once the reader is hooked, there is no peace until the final page. -Chicago Sun-Times Jacques's effortless, fast-paced narrative gets its readers quickly hooked. He clearly loves this other world he has created--there's a genius sense of involvement and care (lots of lovingly descriptive passages), as well as an overflowing, driving imagination. -Birmingham Post Redwall is both an incredible and ingratiating place, one to which readers will doubtless cheerfully return. -New York Times Book Review An excellent adventure with an enlightened conscience. Brilliantly complex. With vibrant and distinct animal characters, Jacques's classically inspired plot-weaving achieves virtuosity. -Publishers Weekly Only a churl would reject this morality play in fur. -Kirkus Reviews Filled with the kind of vibrant storytelling that fans of Jacques have come to expect. His dialogue is lively and delightful to read aloud...so rich in detail that the sights and sounds and smells of the adventure pull the reader in. -Grand Rapids Press (MI) A richly imagined world in which bloody battles vie for attention with copious feasting and tender romancing. Where males and females are heroes and warriors. Where the young triumph and the old endure. Where intelligence is as valued as strength and wit is frequently more important than size...[Jacques] continues to surprise and delight with intriguing plots and fresh faces. -Cincinnati Enquirer The Knights of the Round Table with paws. -The Sunday Times (London)

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Author's Bio

Brian Jacques was both a master storyteller and a jack-of-all-trades. He lived the life of a sailor, actor, stand-up comedian, radio host, bobby, even a bus driver. He was the recipient of an honorary doctorate in literature from the University of Liverpool and a New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for younger readers, including the wildly popular Redwall series. Dr. Jacques was a lifelong resident of Liverpool, England.

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