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Skandiya'yı Kurtarmak (Ranger's Apprentice #4)

4.32  ·  Rating Details ·  65,927 Ratings  ·  1,586 Reviews
Bahar gelirken, sonunda sağlığına kavuşan Will ile Evanlyn, Skandiya'dan kaçmaya devam ederler. Bu sırada Evanlyn, birtakım gizemli atlılar tarafından kaçırılır. Will, onu izleyip kurtarmak istese de tek başına altı acımasız savaşçıyla başa çıkması olanaksızdır. Halt ile Horace, Will'in imdadına tam zamanında yetişirler. Altı Temuçi savaşçısının, aslında büyük bir işgal gü ...more
430 pages
Published 2011 by Beyaz Balina Yayınları (first published 2006)
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Jan 27, 2008 Alex rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Holy Bananas!

Book Four in the Ranger's Apprentice not only makes up for the lack luster book Three, it left it my fists pumping in the air! Book Three basically set up the events for book Four, in which the ranger Halt and the warrior apprentice Horace were in search of the missing princess Evelyn and the ranger apprentice Will. But enough of the pleasantries and onto the action! Book Four, or the Battle for Skandia, is non stop action. Grab it now and enjoy!
Ahmad Sharabiani
The burning bridge (Ranger's Apprentice #4), John Flanagan
عنوان: نبرد اسکاندیا - جنگاوران جوان کتاب چهارم؛ نویسنده: جان آنتونی فلانیگان (فلناگان)؛ مترجم: مسعود ملک یاری؛ تهران، افق، 1391؛ در 430 ص؛ مجموعه جنگاوران جوان کتاب 4؛ شابک: 9789643699017؛ موضوع: رمان نوجوانان و داستانهای کودکان از نویسندگان انگلیسی قرن 21 م
Sep 02, 2008 Connor rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERYONE
Amazing. I've loved this series since Ruins of Gorlan the first book. It's suspenseful, action packed, and fun to read. It really makes you want to read. I really love how mortal enemies can come together to save their world. John Flanagan did a great job with this book and all his others. Really, really good.
Four solid stars. Told in 3rd person omniscient, there are only about 300 pages creating a swiftly flowing pace. (Long books wear me out). The plot is solid but not confusingly complex. The characters we met in earlier books return again, guarding each other's back, including Will, Horace, Evanlyn, Halt, Erak, etc. Their bond of friendship further develops, a spirit of camaraderie, loyalty, trust.

This series is classified as fantasy, but there are no fantastical elements in this particular entry
Rachel Lightwood
There are few books that manage such a level of consistency - and that's a compliment, though it doesn't sound really like one. Normally in a series there are some good books, some not so good ones, great characters, characters that piss you off... the Ranger's Apprentice series has had nothing but a consistently engaging plotline, an incredible cast of loveable and a fascinating setting. It hasn't gotten boring once.

In this installment we get to know Erak more which I loved. Erak and Halt's dia
C.P. Cabaniss
This is the fourth installment in the Ranger's Apprentice series and takes place in Skandia, where Will and Evanlyn have been for nearly a year. When Halt and Horace arrive to rescue their friends, they must join forces with their enemies in order to return home. But enemies have a habit of becoming friends.

I was glad that Will was back and mostly himself in this novel because I missed him for the majority of the previous installment. And I loved his reunion with Halt. Their father/son relations
Jan 02, 2013 Marten rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The fourth book in the Ranger's Apprentice series was an action filled adventure living up to the first three stories. I enjoyed the continuing story of Will and Evenlyn as they attempted to escape the Skandian city of Hallashome. Just as they seem to be free, the author throws another two plot twists at the reader and puts them back in harms way and the reader is bound to another gripping adventure. Halt, Horace, Evanlyn and Will all need to be at their best to take on the new challenges if the ...more
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Ooh, this one is where the series really starts to take an upward turn for the better. I'm going chronologically within the series, so I'm reading number seven after this, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Oh, and it appealed to my rapidly growing interest in military history; the description of the titular Battle for Skandia is incredibly detailed and descriptive. This is one part where the series excels - the battles. To my knowledge the battle was fairly realistic as well, and how it was fought mi ...more
Graham B
Oct 17, 2016 Graham B rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was by far the best book out of the first four. All of those books have a lot of description. A large amount of times in this one it dozes off, descripting one character or one object for pretty much a whole page. Everything else was outstanding. I would reccomend this book to anyone really. Even if you DESPISE mideval fantasy. If you don't like reading, I wouldn't read this book because listening to the descriptions will be a waste of your time.
Michael Bates
Mar 24, 2017 Michael Bates rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: i-own-a-copy
Plot-4 Stars
Characters-5 Stars
Setting-3 Stars

Between Will, Halt, Horace, Cassandra and Erak I loved all the characters. That is the biggest reason why I keep coming back. The plot is good but it's the characters that really make you want to turn the page. In this series, there are no surprises (Unless this is the first book you have ever read) but again he does his characters well and same for his writing.

Would I read the next in the series? I already have.
A Bookworm Life
Blijft erg leuk om naar te luisteren! Bij dit luisterboek was ik wel een stuk minder gegrepen door "Het grote gevecht"
Oct 01, 2014 Anwar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In the last book, it last took place when Will and Evanlyn were kidnapped by the Skandians. Will is an apprentice ranger who is taught by Halt who is a ranger in the ranger corps. There are fifty rangers for each hold or castle. Rangers are like sheriffs in the modern world. Evanlyn is the daughter of the high king Duncan. The skandian kings servant Erak helped save Will and Evanlyn escape from Skandia. Will and Evanlyn escaped and stayed in this cabin for the winter. One day Evanlyn was going f ...more
Nov 20, 2008 Tmfeilla rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fantasy readers
Recommended to Tmfeilla by: I had already started the series and i just kept reading it.
Evanlyn was tied to a thick pine, halfway down in the snow, watching the vicious Temujai about to slice her in two. An arrow suddenly burrowed into his wrist and he fell to his knees in pain. Suddenly three figures dashed from the forest and destroyed the Temujai camp taking just one prisnor.

As Will, a ranger's apprentice, Horace, a warrior apprentice, and Halt a full fledged ranger begin to leave the cold frozen land of Skandia they find a whole army of the marauding Temujai horseman ready to
Kayla Loewen
I was both happy and sad when I finished reading this masterpiece. Happy because the book was just plain awesome, and although the ending was a touch melancholy, it was perfect. Sad because this book marks the end of Will's time as an apprentice to Halt (with the exception of book 7 of course, although he was practically full-fledged in that one.), and it also ends my favorite part of the series. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love every book in this series, but books 1-4 ar
Joshua Letchford
I really enjoyed the Ranger's Apprentice series as a light read, even as an older teenager. The books are very easy to pick up and Flanagan's style draws you into the story.

I gave this book five stars because it has probably the best battle-scene (it takes up nearly half of the book) I have ever found in fiction. Modern authors and movie-makers rarely understand medieval warfare. They are used to modern weapons like machine guns and artillery, so they use archers and catapults like automatic ri
خب فوق العاده بود دیگه :)
این دفعه نسخه ی آمریکایی رو خوندم. جدا از اینکه اسم استرالیایی رو خیلی بیشتر دوست دارم، هنوزم حس می کنم یه تیکه هایی از جنگ نبودش اینجا. یه سری قسمت ها بعد از حمله ی تموجای ها به کمان دارا و تموم شدن جنگ... و غیر از اون هم یه فکر بسیار مبهمی دارم که انگار ماجراهای هلت و ارک روی کشتی اینقدر کم نبود :-؟
از همینجا خواهش می کنم، اگه کسی استرالیاییش رو دم دست داره بهم بده. من کلاً تموم فایلام با کامپیوترم به فنا رفت متاسفانه :|
+ چرا اینا توی چلنج امسال میاد؟ :| باید بعداً بشی
A definite improvement compared to the last book. This book has a lot of good action scenes all the way through. I would almost say it's a little too much action because sometimes it dragged on a bit. It kind of feels like the third book and this one could easily have been just 1 book if they had less unnecessary scenes filling the pages. Still a good read, though.

Also, I still hope for some more interesting female characters as the story progresses. I like Evanlyn but there should be more than
May 06, 2013 Andrew rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
The beggining was too slow for me, but once I got past that it was good.

Will is finally free
Just to turn around and fight with the enemy
Halt has to help the Skandians win
So they can all become friends
Feb 17, 2016 Dan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, adventure, 2016
Quite good, nearly 5 stars..
So far the best book in the series! I really really enjoyed this one and I couldn't put it down. Cleverly written, action-packed with great characterization. Simply perfect.
Jun 04, 2017 Irene rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Upper elementary and middle school readers; fans of fantasy
Shelves: children
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Bailey Marissa
This book is definitely a filler book. There wasn't a lot of character development and the plot was good but it was just kind of there.

Recommended 14+ for violence, some language, and the end of the non-consensual drug addiction from the last book.
Jessica McDermitt
May 29, 2017 Jessica McDermitt rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another solid read--I'm falling more and more in love with Halt and Will's dynamic with every book! And the romance was light and different. A little predictable, but enjoyable nonetheless!
Jun 05, 2017 Victoria rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved the Helm's Deep like battle and development of Halt.
Apr 17, 2017 Kristi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed it, but that battle scene draaaaaaaaaagged.
Jun 01, 2017 Cordelianne rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: in-library
Is it weird that I love the tactics from the battle that Halt comes up with? It is just so smart and well planned! Evanlyn, Will and Horace are awesome too and Erak was a good ally as well!
Mar 29, 2017 Moriah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
4.8 stars!!!!!! I loved this book:)
For starters: the American cover.  Bleh.  I don't like it.  I get it that Erak is a big part of this book, but let's face it...he's not very attractive.  Plus, there's something weird about the picture that just seems off.  I can't put my finger on what, but it just looks wrong.  The UK cover (to the right) is much more pleasant to look at.  And it has a cooler title.

Now to the actual content of the book.  So far, there's nothing about this series that I love, nothing that jumps out at me as sup
Jun 02, 2017 Leisa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book. The battle was so awesome, and the berserk Scandians were totally crazy, I could see it happening in my head.
Harold Ogle
Jul 12, 2013 Harold Ogle rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of military fiction, Ivanhoe, YA readers tired of magic
This book completes the cycle started in the first Ranger's Apprentice book, which covers the journey of the three young preteens Will, Horace and Cassandra (who goes by Evanlyn) as they first leave Araluen, are separated in the war against Morgarath, and then travel between different countries attempting to reunite/return home. What's interesting about the series, which makes it stand out from other YA fantasy fiction, is that there is almost no magic (in fact, there hasn't been magic since the ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Ranger's Apprentice (1 - 10 of 12 books)
  • The Ruins of Gorlan (Ranger's Apprentice, #1)
  • The Burning Bridge (Ranger's Apprentice, #2)
  • The Icebound Land (Ranger's Apprentice, #3)
  • The Sorcerer in the North (Ranger's Apprentice, #5)
  • The Siege of Macindaw (Ranger's Apprentice, #6)
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