The Last Apprentice: The Spook's Tale: And Other Horrors

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HarperCollins, Apr 28, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 176 pages
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The Last Apprentice series follows the terrifying adventures of the Spook's apprentice, Thomas Ward. But Tom's is only one story. There are others. . . .

The Spook himself was once an apprentice. How did he begin his training?

And what of Alice, the young witch who is Tom's closest ally? How did she overcome her dark past?

What did the witch assassin Grimalkin do to become the most deadly and feared witch in the county?

And, collected in a gallery of horrors, discover the rest of the county's menacing villains and relive the vicious battles waged against them.

Enter a land where creatures of the dark creep out of the shadows. Do you dare?

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User Review  - lkmuir - LibraryThing

As sixty-year-old John Gregory reflects on the past, he reveals how the world of ghosts, ghasts, witches, and boggarts was exposed to him and he later became the Spook, even though his first intention had been to join the priesthood. Read full review

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User Review  - BookAddictDiary - LibraryThing

As a big fan of Delaney's Last Apprentice series, I had to check this book out. But readers beware: this book was published for World Book Day, and was not meant (as some have mistakenly believed) to ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Joseph Delaney lives in Lancashire, England, in the middle of boggart territory.

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