The Magician's Apprentice (Google eBook)
Taking place hundreds of years before the events of The Magicians' Guild, The Magician's Apprentice is the new novel set in the world of Trudi Canavan's Black Magician trilogy.
In the remote village of Mandryn, Tessia serves as assistant to her father, the village Healer. Her mother would rather she found a husband. But her life is about to take a very unexpected turn.
When the advances of a visiting Sachakan mage get violent, Tessia unconsciously taps unknown reserves of magic to defend herself. Lord Dakon, the local magician, takes Tessia under his wing as an apprentice.
The hours are long and the work arduous, but soon an exciting new world opens up to her. There are fine clothes and servants and - to Tessia's delight - regular trips to the great city of Imardin.
However, Tessia is about to discover that her magical gifts bring with them a great deal of responsibility. For a storm is approaching that threatens to tear her world apart.
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Review: The Magician's Apprentice (The Black Magician Trilogy 0.5)User Review - Kate - Goodreads
This is one of those books where there was always quite a lot going on. I fear that the multitude of different streams of consciousness mean that there will be bits of the narrative that I have missed ... Read full review
Review: The Magician's Apprentice (The Black Magician Trilogy 0.5)User Review - Arne - Goodreads
I've been a fan of Trudi Canavan's work ever since I stumbled upon one of her books (Priestess of the White ), and have thus kept a keen eye out for new things to read. The Magician's Apprentice I ... Read full review