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The Oaken Throne (The Deptford Histories, #2) by Robin Jarvis Online



The Oaken Throne (The Deptford Histories, #2)

The Oaken Throne (The Deptford Histories, #2)

  • Title: The Oaken Throne (The Deptford Histories, #2)
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  • ISBN : 9780340788660
  • Format : Paperback
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  • Page : 458 pages


Tells of the wars between the bats and the squirrels, which have raged for many years In different corners of the land, Vesper, the young bat, and Ysabelle, the squirrel maiden, are as yet unaware of the events which will sweep them into a nightmarish journey.


Author Robin Jarvis

Robin Jarvis born May 8, 1963 is a British children s novelist, who writes fantasy novels, often about anthropomorphic rodents and small mammals especially mice and Tudor times A lot of his works are based in London, in and around Deptford and Greenwich where he used to live, or in Whitby.His first novel The Dark Portal, featuring the popular Deptford Mice was the runner up for the Smar




The Oaken Throne (The Deptford Histories, #2) Reviews (13)

  • I think I should learn that Jarvis s books are very close to being dark fantasy horror I was surprised by how dark this book was, but it was very good It s a dark fantasy quest story with animal protagonists, but it is also a story of friendship, prejudice, religion and fate vs freewill I cared a lo [..]

  • This is the second Robin Jarvis novel I ve read, and I continue to be amazed at how dark and depressing a story about squirrels, bats and mice can be I enjoyed the characters and the world Jarvis created, but the evil forces presented in the book are truly frightening. [..]

  • I was lucky enough to have Robin Jarvis come to the Secondary School I was in, and do a talk about writing to encourage us kids He also had a sale of his books at the end and signed any we bought for us From his descriptions of Vesper the bat, I just knew I had to get a book with that character in i [..]

  • Dark, but engrossing Lots of action, and ends with a tragic twist Don t expect daises and sunshine from the Oaken Throne Do expect murder, cannibalistic rituals, conniving squirrels, freaky hares, interspecies love, ghosts and other ghastly things, pure evil shooting up from the ground, and one hell [..]

  • A little bit Shakespeare, a little bit Canterbury tales, a little bit Tolkien One of Mr Jarvis unusual outings, it tells the back story of the animosity between the bats and the squirrels that is hinted at in the original Deptford Mice trilogy.Might not be everyone s cup of tea but some of the chap [..]

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