The Merchant of Death is the first book in The Pendragon Adventure. It is primarily set on Denduron, and describes Bobby Pendragon’s initial experiences as a. Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. He has a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. But there is something very special. Pendragon: Book One: The Merchant of Death, Book Two: The Lost City of Faar . story revolves around a kid named Bobby Pendragon, who gets taken off by.

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The Merchant of Death

Unfortunately, there was nothing new in it. Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options Bobby, Alder and Loor try to rescue Press from the Bedoowan castle, dfath with a backpack full of tools brought from Bobby’s home, Second Earth, to make the job of rescuing Uncle Press easier, despite the warning Press gave Bobby that territories are not to be mixed through items or otherwise.

Aug 30, Totoro rated edath really liked it Shelves: This article is about the fantasy novel. Like how Loor thinks bobby is unworthy to be a Trave The homeless guy jumped and got hit by a train.

I know more about what makes good writing and good storytelling. Loved the moral ambiguity!

Bobby travels back to Second Earth with Uncle Press, hoping to find mmerchant family and carry on with his former life. How Tech Is Changing Childhood. MacHale tries to imitate how teenagers talk, and it doesn’t work at all. This is one of the best books I have ever read. Mark is also a great character, and we get to see him mature a little over the course of the novel.


I think the author should have told us some more about that. Still, I was nervous to reread this. All the while Saint Dane plans chaos for both sides.

Bobby’s tale boobby the form of a journal that his bestfriend Mark and near-girlfriend Courtney read Within the first two chapters, there is a description of the main character’s first open mouth kiss, a swear word, and talk of “making out”. It starts, of course, with an ordinary guy discovering that he’s special and being whisked off to a fantasy world.

Column 4 Our impact report: Based on 6 reviews. In an effort to connect with the “kids” of today, the dialogue is wordy, cheesy and too focused on surface observations.

Detailed Review Summary of The Merchant of Death – Pendragon 1 by D.J. MacHale

This book was amazing. Opinions on Pendragon series as a whole? The relationships made between them are wonderful and the action and suspense ju The Pendragon Series is my favorite book series of all time, probably because it’s one of the first book series I’ve read, it’s extremely long which I love in books, and also I’ve read it over a couple of years. The downside of the video connection is that the characters are from Central Casting, and the plot follows a stock formula.

Loor, the daughter, regards Bobby as a nuisance, half way between a coward and a fraud Not even something as terrifyingly cuddly as a trio of skydiving “ninja” cats could have won me over to this story. The Lost City of Faar.


Having read the entire series, I know that this is a persistent problem with the series I used to skip their parts of each book when I first read the seriesand they don’t really become necessary to the plot until book 8. Bobby decides to go along with the Traveler thing and he and Loor go on a desperate mission to find Uncle Press.

Pendragon: The Merchant of Death by D.J. MacHale

The story is actually fairly dark – as I mentioned before, the worldbuilding is an allegory for real-world style oppression, and this is a book that features lots of death, starvation, torture, and even slavery. What parents need to know Parents need to know that there’s a fair amount of fantasy violence here, and numerous killings by spear, arrow, and explosives.

The pacing is fast enough to hold a kid’s attention without being too rushed or relentless. About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. But keep in mind that once you read the 1st book you will want …more Yes!

For what it is, this mecrhant a pretty good example of sub-genre. I really relate to Bobby because he uses a lot of jokes or references inside his head but expresses it in writing themand his character is somewhat like me. Mar 02, 4rachel rated it it was amazing.

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