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Forest Mage: Book summary and reviews of Forest Mage by Robin Hobb

Forest Mage

Book Two of the Soldier Son Trilogy

by Robin Hobb

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Forest Mage by Robin Hobb
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The prestigious King's Cavalla of Gernia has been ravaged by the Speck plague. The deadly disease has decimated the ranks of both cadets and instructors, and the few survivors remain weak and frail. Many have been forced to relinquish their military ambitions and will return to their families to face lives of dependency and disappointment.

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No pre-publication media reviews found but a couple of visitor reviews already posted at Barnes & Noble, which rate it a low 1/5 and 3/5 (plus a 5/5 from the ubiquitous Harriet Klausner - but I've never known her rate any book lower than a 4/5 so tend to take her reviews with a pinch of salt!)

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Robin Hobb Author Biography

Robin Hobb, real name Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden, was born in 1952 in California. At nine years of age she and her family left California to live a self-sufficient life in Alaska. After graduating from high school, she attended Denver University before returning to Alaska. She married a local fisherman, and they moved to a small island of the coast of Alaska. She submitted her first story that same year.

Over the course of the following 10 years Robin Hobb had three children and she also managed to continue writing and submitting stories. 1982 brought the sale of her first book, Harpy’s Flight and three other books with the same characters quickly followed. After several collaborations and more published work she sat down to start something different, a piece of work under the...

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