So begins Grimpow's journey with the stone, a centuries-long journey that has driven sane men crazy, turned peaceful men violent, and made strong men powerless. No man has ever unlocked its secrets. But no boy has ever tried.
©2005 Montena; (P)2007 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
This novel describes the adventures of Grimpow, a young thief's apprentice in medieval times. With the discovery of treasure, magical items and a cryptic letter on the body of a nobleman, Grimpow embarks on a dangerous journey to unravel the secrets of the letter. The story is well paced, easy to follow and creates a convincing atmosphere of the time period.
A mixture of fantasy, history and adventure together with riddle solving that will entertain both children and adults.
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