Exile (Guardians of Ga'hoole, Book #14)

by Kathryn Lasky

Paperback, 2008


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Scholastic (2008), Edition: Guardians of Ga'hoole, Book 14, 207 pages


When the Band is exiled, old friends, loyal family and allies devise a plan to free young king Coryn and the tree from the hold of Striga, a former dragon owl from the Middle Kingdom beyond the Unnamed Sea.


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207 p.; 5.25 inches

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LibraryThing member The_Hibernator
The Band is exiled from the Tree when an evil blue owl (the Striga) gizzard-washes the young King Coryn. Can The Band get rid of the Striga before it’s too late for Coryn? I was pleasantly surprised by this fourteenth installment of the Ga’Hoole series. There’s a little life left in this
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series after all! Like The Golden Tree (the 12th book), this installment was an allegorical critique of organized religion (this time it criticized witch hunts, censorship, and apocalypticism). I was a little disappointed at what Lasky did with the Striga’s character…he seemed so nice in The River of Wind, and since we were omniscient (and could therefore hear his thoughts) you’d think we would have noticed that he had an evil streak in him? After all, can someone go from wonderful kindness to pure evil in a period of one month? In fact, time makes no sense in Lasky’s world. But I guess that’s what I get for reading children’s fantasy. :)
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