Synopses & Reviews
The fourteenth saga in the epic Redwall series where the power of a Redwall heritage is proved to be stronger than that of an evil incarcerator.
The nomad clan of Sawney Rath can feel their fortunes changing, much for the better.
The Mighty One, the next great leader, has been born within the walls of Redwall Abbey and Sawney Rath is determined to harness the power of this magnificent beast – the deadly Taggerung!
A baby otter is kidnapped from Redwall by Sawney’s ruthless band of villains called the Juska. They believe he is a Taggerung – a legendary animal said to have supernatural fighting skills. The young otter is raised by the leader Sawney Rath as his own son and trained to be a ruthless killer but the Redwall spirit cuts deep and as the Taggerung reaches adolescence he begins to dream of another life.
About the Author
Brian Jacques was born in Liverpool in 1939. He left school at age fifteen and found work as a docker, a truck driver, a policeman and a stand-up comic, all before turning his attention to writing. He wrote his first novel, Redwall, for the children at a school for the blind in Liverpool. Since 1986, his descriptive style of writing has captivated readers from age 8 to 80. His books have won international awards and acclaim and have been made into a TV series.