Another Redwall adventure you won’t forget! The devious ruler Vilaya the Sable Quean and her hordes of vermin have a plan to conquer Redwall. And when. 3 Jun The courageous Redwall creatures band together as Vilaya, the evil Sable Quean, and her horde of vermin attempt to make off with the young. 23 Feb The Sable Quean: A Tale of Redwall. by Brian Jacques. Redwall Abbey is hundreds of years old. It has withstood countless assaults and.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Brian Jacques Sqble by: As a fellow sable, Zwilt was one of the few creatures Vilaya allowed into her lair, Althier ; the rest of her horde stayed in the Ravager camp some distance away. We travelled an’ fought an’ feasted, we triumphed, we marched and songs were sung, We faced death, saw life and adventure! Despite help from his best friend Ellen and over-achieving big brother, Ben, Gustafer faces the ultimate crossroad when he sees a darker opportunity to control dable own destiny on the Sun.

Where the young triumph and the old endure. I’d love to see this explored in the contexts of different species, too.

Meanwhile, outside the Abbey walls, Vilaya has resumed control of the Ravagers; the Redwallers, however, with the aid of Ambrevina and the Guosim, soundly rout the vermin, forcing the remainder into a scattered retreat.

I mean, yeah, you could argue that Martin only inspires characters who already have it in them, but still.

Now, pass me some of that strawberry fizz! Visit the magical animal world of Sabls Jacques in this thrilling prequel to Redwall. I listened to the audio version and I cannot recommend them enough.

I found it very intriguing, and it is my favorite Redwall as of this point! When he was wasn’t writing, Brian enjoyed walking his dog ‘Teddy’, a white West Highland Terrier, and completing crossword puzzles. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. Ambrevina rolled Vilaya over, planning to slay the Quean, but Vilaya was already dying; the crystal sheath that held her poison dagger had broken and pierced her chest, allowing the adder venom to escape into her bloodstream.


Will they ever return home to their parents? Lists qean This Book. Even at 31 I enjoy the swashbuckling adventures and engaging characters.

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A downside of ‘Sable Queen’ is that it is one of Brian’s later books and thus is pretty similar to his other works, especially ‘Mattimeo’. And let’s not forget Axtel Sturnclaw, the first Warrior mole, who manages to be funny and kind with his friends and warlike sqble scary with his enemies.

It was published in by Philomel.

I couldn’t help but feel sad that not only did Brian Jacques recently die, he died so without warning that he didn’t have a chance to create any kind of grand finale for this epic series. There is one negative though as the last few minutes of the book simply didn’t exist in the recording. The battle came to an abrupt end when Axtel Sturnclaw and Ambrevina Rockflash came after Vilaya, killing most of the other Ravagers in their wake.

Along with their hordes of vermin, these two have devised a plan to conquer Redwall Abbey. All that said, I enjoyed The Sable Quean.

She then sends Zwilt and some Ravagers out to hunt for the escapees, and the prison guards, who have deserted. At Redwall Abbey, a music contest for the position of Bard of Redwall is being organized; however two Dibbuns toddlers disappear in the process.

Then they went to rescue the babies but the place was deserted. He wrote his first… More about Brian Jacques.

Anyway, I enjoyed the story, and I loved all of the main good characters, particularly Buck and Diggy and all of the Dibbuns youngsters. Vilaya has many meanings, including tireless, efficient, focused, and unpredictable. Showing of 77 reviews. Rubin, Sean Illustrator. Ditto the big bosses. Another amazing Redwall book!! Why are the last two books the only ones out of a 22 book set that don’t have a matching covers?


The Sable Quean (Redwall, book 21) by Brian Jacques

Clarinna used Martin’s sword to kill Zwilt, and it was everything any true Redwall lover could hope for. This action, once Vilaya hears of it, causes the two sables to become deadly enemies. This could explain the survival of the fox Binta in The Sable Queantoo.

They don’t wait to be rescued – they rescue thems This is a book in the best traditions of Redwall and Brian Jacques, and I enjoyed it on so many levels. Survival rates qean different species. Richard Fox, winner of the Dragon Award for best military science fiction or fantasy novel, starts the military sci-fi saga with The Ember War. Firedrake, a young dragon, receives a frightening warning one night: Age Add Age Suitability. The stage is set for an epic clash. Overall, this is a fantastic book, as sale any written by the late, great Brian Jacques.

The Sable Quean

Heroes are introduced early on as well, such as the Badger Lord of Salamandastron, B The penultimate Redwall book, which the late Brian Jacques dedicated to his friend Billy Maker, opens with a rhyming ode to friendship, with plenty other enjoyable poetry throughout the text. Mar 08, Zack rated it liked it. Feb 16, Pages Middle Grade 10 and up. White’s epic fantasy novel of the Arthurian legend.

An arrow aimed at the heart of darkness. UK first edition cover.

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