Rook Barkwater lives in the network of sewer-chambers beneath Undertown, the bustling main city of the Edgeworld. He dreams of becoming a librarian knight - one of those sent out to explore the mysteries of their world. Somewhere out there lie the secrets of the past - including the lost floating city of Sanctaphrax - and hope for a future free from the fear of tyranny.
When his chance comes, Rook breaks all the rules and sets out on a journey to the Free Glades. His luck and determination lead him from one peril to another until he encounters a mysterious character - the last sky pirate - and is thrust into an extraordinary adventure.
The Last of the Sky Pirates is the first book of the Rook Saga - third trilogy in The Edge Chronicles, the internationally best-selling fantasy series, which has featured on the UK and the New York Times best-seller lists and sold more than 3 million copies. There are now 13 titles and four trilogies in the series, but each book is a stand-alone adventure, so you can read The Edge Chronicles in any order you choose.
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 352 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 32 mm
Exuberant fantasy * Bookseller *
This extraordinary tale sweeps the reader up into the world of Edge...Paul Stewart has once again crafted a book which cannot be put down once it is started, a book which excites, terrifies and enthrals the reader. * Through the Looking Glass *
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