By Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
Unique book: 2002
THE ROOK TRILOGY, ebook I
Rook Barkwater lives within the community of sewer chambers underneath Undertown, the bustling major urban of the Edgeworld. He desires of changing into a librarian knight—one of these despatched out to discover the mysteries in their international. someplace in the market lie the secrets and techniques of the past—including the misplaced floating urban of Sanctaphrax—and, probably, desire for a destiny loose from the phobia of tyranny.
When his likelihood comes, Rook grabs it! Breaking the entire principles, he units out on a trip to the unfastened Glades and past. His good fortune and resolution lead him from one peril to a different till, buried within the middle of the Deepwoods, Rock encounters a mysterious character—the final sky pirate—and is thrust right into a daring experience that dares to problem the may of the feared Guardians of the evening. . . .