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The Long Patrol - A Tale of Redwall (Paperback, New edition): Brian Jacques
The Long Patrol - A Tale of Redwall (Paperback, New edition): Brian Jacques

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The Long Patrol - A Tale of Redwall (Paperback, New edition)

Brian Jacques; Illustrated by Allan Curless

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A hastily assembled band of shrews, hedgehogs, and squirrels, led by a detachment of hares from the Long Patrol, marches out to defend Redwall Abbey from a horde of vicious rats in Jacques's latest installment (The Pearls of Lutra, p. 59, etc.). Under a new Firstblade, Damug Warfang, the thousand Rapscallions left after a failed assault on Long Patrol headquarters at Salamandastron set their sights on Redwall Abbey when they learn its southern wall is in desperate need of repair. Fortunately for the abbey's peaceful residents and many younglings, a platoon of the Long Patrol, including frisky new recruit Tamello De Fformelo Tussock, arrives to coordinate defense, and so does a relief column from Salamandastron. Jacques uses the winning formula developed in his earlier books, pitting treacherous, stupid, bloodthirsty woodland predators against heroic, commonsensical - and mostly vegetarian - good guys; opening with skirmishes, ballads, and feasts described in loving detail; breaking off, though never for long, for more meals and songs; building up to a climactic, seesaw battle; then finishing with a wedding, more feasting and verse, and a long-delayed homecoming. Fans will find characters and connections from previous books, the familiar thick dialect, delicious language, dashing action, and the comforting happy ending they've learned to expect. (Kirkus Reviews)
THE BOOK - Tenth thrilling REDWALL adventure - NEW IN PAPERBACK! Damug Warfang, head of a thousand Rapscallions - the deadliest horde of foebeasts ever to jump from ship to store - is looking for slaughter and plunder. Can any beast stand against the conqueror and his savage troops? Tammo's dream comes true when he is given the chance to run with the Long Patrol, the legendary fighting hares of Salamandastron...


Imprint: Red Fox
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: August 1998
Authors: Brian Jacques
Illustrators: Allan Curless
Dimensions: 178 x 110mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback - Mass Market
Pages: 368
Edition: New edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-09-963881-0
Barcode: 9780099638810
Categories: Books > Children's & Educational > Fiction > Fantasy & magical realism
Books > Children's Fiction & Fun > Fantasy & Magical Realism
LSN: 0-09-963881-9

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