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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Because, as he is about to discover, Denduron is only the beginning Dsath don’t like YA books that ask the YA to grow up too fast. Right before Relin set the bomb Uncle Press nails a spear into his arm. He has bobbyy family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog.

Bobby Pendragon is a normal middle-school kid and life is good. The biggest thing about this series that captured my imagination as a kid were the memorable and imaginative fight scenes, and those actually turned out to be almost as good as I remembered them. Bobby’s tale takes the form of a journal that his bestfriend Mark and near-girlfriend Courtney read Here, Bobby had a pretty good life, and he spends most of his time on Denduron being scared and unpleasant.

They a 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”. They are avid backpackers, scuba divers and skiers.

This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat Bobby records all of his adventure in the form of written journals he sends via magic rings to his friends Mark Dimond and Courtney Chetwynde. It follows the adventures of Bobby Pendragon as he travels to Denduron. Perfect for a 14 year old boy. Videos About This Book. The Milago are treated very poorly by the Bedoowan, who live in luxury; they live in little huts without running water or even outhouses, and have to mine for a valuable stone called glaze every hour of kerchant day in order to meet the demands of Kagan, the queen of the Bedoowan.


Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. I don’t know if I’ll read any more of these, maybe if I need a break and something very light I got this in audio and often put it on when I was just tired, LOL.

I find the characters in this book as very interesting, lovable, and relatable characters because D. My reading time has been awful lately so when I finally sat down to read it, I flew through it. Quotes from The Merchant of D For what it is, this is a pretty good example of sub-genre. Still loving it just as much as I did the first time. The Pendragon Adventure American novels American fantasy novels.

Want personalized picks that fit your family? This should be a tense scene, but MacHale uses it to introduce a very unfunny comedy villain, and both the drama and the comedy fall flat.

Pendragon: The Merchant of Death

It’s an absolute masterpiece of character development and complex plotting. Saint Dane then shoots at Pendragon and Press, and after Pendragon comes out of the flumePress comes out shortly after. I was very lucky my friend recommended this series to me. March 19, Number of pages: The cover had a boy in a tunnel with a light shining through the door.


Retrieved from ” https: Nov 05, Kathleen Villanueva rated it it was amazing. View all 7 comments. We, as the reader are privy to Saint Ddath and Bobby’s struggle against each other.

The Merchant of Death: The Pendragon Series, Book 1 Book Review

So be aware that we have some death, we have some violence so Thw advise parents and guardians check it out first and then decide if their youths are ready for the book. If Bobby wants to see his family again, he’s going to have to accept his role as savior, and accept it wholeheartedly.

Like I mentioned before, Bobby Pendragon starts out as a useless protagonist. 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 there is something very special about Bobby. When Bobby and Press arrive in Denduron, they change their clothing to fit the local customs, and find a bobsled, along with two spears and a dog whistleleft by an acolyte a person native to a territory who aides the Travelers by leaving items such as clothing and means for transportation.

I wanted to enjoy this book because then I’d have several more good books to read after this one, but I was ultimately disappointed. And before he can object, he is swept off to an alternate dimension known as Denduron, a territory inhabited by strange beings, ruled by a magical tyrant, and plagued by dangerous revolution.

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