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Rowan of Rin

Rowan of Rin, Book 1
Narrated by: Rachael Blake
Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
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The first instalment in the award-winning Rowan of Rin fantasy series for children.

Bravest heart will carry on when sleep is death and hope is gone.

Rowan doesn't believe he has a brave heart. But when the river that supports his village of Rin runs dry, he must join a dangerous journey to its source in the forbidden Mountain.

To save Rin, Rowan and his companions must conquer not only the Mountain's many tricks but also the fierce dragon that lives at its peak.

©1993 Emily Rodda (P)2003 Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Childhood favourite

Loved it. Listening to it took me back to my childhood days of reading this series after school.

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  • Bruce
  • 08-02-2019

Not a page-turner series, but worth the time spent

Rowan's story begins slow in the first couple books. More contemplative, introspective filled with self-doubt. Quite unlike Deltora stories. Despite being hailed a hero by the end of book 1, he will continually face dismissal by the people. The series does not push us to a conclusion - we must hang on to find out where the story is going. Kinda like real-life growing up, except few of us are as insightful under pressure as young Rowan.

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  • Alex Thompson
  • 04-06-2018

A review

The story was great but the reader whispered way too much. overall serviceble perfermance, I thought