The Outcast: Prequel to the Summoner Trilogy

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Feiwel & Friends, 2018 - Young Adult Fiction - 384 pages

The thrilling prequel to the New York Times–bestselling Summoner series!

When stable boy Arcturus accidentally summons a demon and becomes Hominum's first common summoner, he becomes the key to a secret that the powerful overlords would do anything to keep hidden.

Whisked away to Vocans Academy so he can be kept watch over, Arcturus finds himself surrounded by enemies. But he has little time to settle in before his life is turned upside down once again, for Hominum Empire is in turmoil.

Rebellious intent simmers among the masses, and it will not be long before it boils over. Arcturus must choose a side . . . or watch an Empire crumble.

The Summoner Trilogy
The Novice
The Inquisition
The Battlemage

Also in the Summoner series

The Outcast (Summoner: The Prequel)
The Summoner’s Handbook (Fall 2018)
A Fine Welcome: Othello’s Journey (A Summoner Short Story)


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User Review  - ladyoflorien -

This is a full-length novel about Arcturus and is a prequel to the Summoner trilogy. It was ok. What I didn't like was that I had already read Summoner: Origins and that comprises a little over half the novel. Read full review

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User Review  - PardaMustang - LibraryThing

Summoner: The Outcast is a prequel to Matharu’s Summoner series. It follows Arcturus, a commoner working as a stablehand at a tavern. One night Arcturus decides to investigate a rude noble boy’s pack ... Read full review

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Taran Matharu is the author of the New York Times-bestselling Summoner series: The Novice, The Inquisition, and The Battlemage. He lives in London.

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