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Quint is travelling with his father, Wind Jackal, on a mission to track down and bring to justice Turbot Smeal, the man who started the fire that killed their family.

Having left behind his studies at the Knights Academy, Quint is now eager to learn what it really means to be a sky pirate and to learn from his father. But Wind Jackal is consumed by his desire to capture Smeal - and his judgement is flawed. His actions endangers the lives of his crew - and his son.

As they travel from the taverns and backstreets of Undertown and the wonders of the shipbuilders' yards, to the dark dangers of the Deepwoods, where Quint and Maris become separated from the rest of the crew and encounter some terrifying creatures - and finally to the mysterious, ghostly sky-wreck in Open Sky, where they discover the truth about Smeal - and face a new terror....

©2006 Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell (P)2009 Random House Audiobooks

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  • Lori
  • 12-09-2009

Amazing and outstanding!

I have always been a fan of the Edge Chronicles books, and although at first I was disappointed to find the book was abridged, I was blown away with the outstanding quality of the reading! Not only is the book fast paced and dark in places, but they have certainlly picked the right reader! If you are looking for an action packed adventure tale full of unforgetible characters with a first rate reader, you can't aford to miss this! Alex Jennings has a really captivating voice and his grasp of characters and way of reading draw you into the story, you won't want to put it down! I was gripped from start to finish. My thanks to everyone involved.

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