Enter an immersive fantasy world where one boy's ability to summon demons will change the fate of an empire ... Book 1 in the epic SUMMONER trilogy from Wattpad sensation Taran Matharu.
Taran was born in London in 1990 and found a passion for reading at a very early age. His love for stories developed into a desire to create his own, writing his first book at nine years old.At twenty-two, while taking time off to travel, Taran began to write Summoner, taking part in Nanowrimo 2013. Thanks to Wattpad.com and updating daily, its popularity dramatically increased, reaching over three million reads in less than six months. After being featured by NBC News, Taran decided to launch his professional writing career and has never looked back.The Summoner series has now been published in 12 territories and is a New York Times Bestseller. Taran is currently the Book Trust's writer in residence.
Fantasy readers should enjoy this entertaining, comfortably familiar-feeling adventure featuring an earnest soldier-schoolboy and his demonic sidekick. - KirkusDestined to become a bestseller - SFX MagazineFantasy lovers will love the demonic detail - Sunday ExpressThis book doesn't just survive the hype; it deserves it. - The BookbagAppealing characters, fast-paced plot, focus on racial politics, and interesting demon varieties make this an enjoyable read. - School Libraries JournalWith a Harry Potter sized hole in the market, The Novice might just ... fill it. - ScifiNow