Shelves: fantasy , young-adult A young boy encounters the Poisoner while in the forest, is captured, and is cut by his sword. This blade has a special power, for whoever suffers a wound from the sword will die by the next full moon. As the full moon draws nigh, he will feel the weight of death approaching This is the book that not only introduced me to the genre of fantasy, but also helped me to discover the world of angst. While some might not consider this book as engrossing as I - it is your typical fantasy in basic A young boy encounters the Poisoner while in the forest, is captured, and is cut by his sword. While some might not consider this book as engrossing as I - it is your typical fantasy in basic storyline and characters, not to mention a very quick read - it will always be special to me, and hold a reserved place on my bookshelf.
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Goltizahn To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Each week, our editors th the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of tje attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Sole survivor of the destruction of his woodland village by the or lord, Mephtik the PoisonerJarral 12 is caught, marked with the dread weapon, and told he will die in agony a month hence at the rising of the full moon.
Dramatisation of the sci-fi fantasy novel. Kids with cool powers and evil monsters for them to overcome. This was my first contact with fantasy fiction apart from the fairy tales my grandmothers and aunt told me as a child. Ender rated it it was ok May 13, I remember liking it a lot.
While some might not consider this book as engrossing as I — it is your typical fantasy in basic sto A young boy encounters the Poisoner while in the forest, is captured, and is cut by his sword. For the professor of horn, see Douglas Hill musician. Be the first to ask a question about Blade of the Poisoner. Michele rated it liked it Feb 10, I remember wanting to be a firebrand for the long time, after reading this. The series also had the trope that elderly people are not irrelevant and worthless, but the smartest, wisest people around and the ones who really know what is going on.
First broadcast in on BBC Radio 5. Want to Read saving…. His death occurred one day after he completed his last trilogy, Demon Stalkers. From what i can remember 16 years ago this was great. Douglas Hill — Wikipedia I liked the idea that these characters had special powers, like the X-men. Austin Dixon rated it liked it Apr 30, Nov 01, Sheila rated it liked it.
Views Read Edit View history. Shame its out of print! While some might not consider this book as engrossing as I — it is your typical blaade in basic storyline and characters, not to mention a very quick read — it will always blxde special to me, and hold a reserved place on my bookshelf. A lifetime leftist, he served from to as the Literary Editor of the socialist weekly Tribune  a position once held by George Poixonerwhere he regularly reviewed science fiction despite the continued refusal of the literary world to take it seriously.
He lived in Wood Green, London, and died in London after being struck by a bus at a zebra crossing. There was a problem adding pojsoner email address. I never read the sequal. His most well-known series for younger children appears to have been The Last Legionary quintet. TOP 10 Related.
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