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Otroci ze Sokora

(Brotherband Chronicles #4)

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  7,589 ratings  ·  368 reviews
Nové dobrodružství začíná pověřením Hala a posádky jeho Volavky, aby sloužili coby námořní hlídka ve vodách spřáteleného Araluenu. Hal, Stig, Thorn a ostatní Volavky vyplouvají na moře s nečekanou novou členkou posádky na palubě. Nepřítel z minulosti se však vrací a Volavky musejí podniknout nebezpečnou cestu do Sokora, aby zachránily skupinu zajatých Araluenců před otroct ...more
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published August 15th 2014 by Egmont (first published January 1st 2014)
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Mar 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERY LIVING THING



This amazing wonderful book blew me away, of all of the Rangers Apprentice books and Brotherbands this is by far the most well written and planned one ever! It just makes me feel at home when reading all the arguments and teasing that John has written so well. I love the new plot and even more Kloof! Kloof is this big no huge dog that Hal fond and made his own pet! It loves to chew on things such as shoes and let
Jonathan Terrington

John Flanagan is one of my favourite children's fiction authors. It helps that he's an Aussie and writes with the humour and down-to-earth style of an Aussie of course. However, I like him even beyond these elements. I like that he is one of those authors who recognises that, though they are writing for children, their stories should not be 'dumbed down' for children. I also appreciate that he writes and creates characters who are organic.

In the past week I taught a group of students about the
Dec 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

اعتراف می کنم بعد از خوندن جلد 12 کارآموز، فکر نمی کردم از این کتاب خوشم بیاد.فقط به خاطر نویسنده و مجموعه خوندم، و اینم بگم که عالییییییییییی بود. :)
+ البته بگم که اواسطش یه سری شباهت یا بگم، صحنه های تکراری با مجموعه ی قبلی پیدا کردم ولی خب اصلاً مهم نیست. به شدت هم خوب بودش.
هیچ چیز دیگه ای هم ندارم که بگم :))
+ کتاب بعدی هم شاه و دخترشون رو دوباره ملاقات می کنیم. خیلی هم عالی :)
colleen the convivial curmudgeon
So... after the conclusion of Book 3 selling me on this series, I'm back to sort of being tepid about it.

I can't really put my finger on what the difference is between this and Ranger's Apprentice, which is one of my Top 10 series.

I decided to read some lower-starred reviews to see what they were saying, and I think these are some of the things I came across that I agree with:

1) The characters just aren't quite as endearing.
2) The plots are slower/not as exciting, and there's a lot more technica
Mar 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was sooooooooooooooooooooo good!
I really liked the action and supense in the book. As always, John Flanagan's book failed to dissapoint me. There was actoin, fighting, or suspense with the come of each new word. I liked how the book kept me reading and how the characters all had a strong mind of their own. I like the friendship and teamwork displayed by the brotherband as well.
I would definitely recommend it to any one, but it is crucial to read the first three books first.
Bastiaan Aelbrecht
De boekenreeks de Grijze Jager is altijd een van mijn tienerfavorieten geweest. Na het twaalfde boek werd het epos helaas afgerond en begon Flanagan 'Broederband' dat zich in dezelfde periode en wereld afspeelt als die van de Grijze Jager. Het gaat over de bemanning van het schip 'De Reiger', een groepje buitenbeentjes. De eerste trilogie van de reeks vervulde mijn hoge verwachtingen: de typische Britse (of Australische?) humor, de avonturen, het 'buitenbeentje' dat zichzelf wil en zál bewijzen. ...more
Becky Keir Grace
This was my favorite in the Brotherband series so far, quite possible because this is the first book that combined characters from Ranger’s Apprentice and Brotherband. Hal and his team of Herons are on a new mission, to track down Tursgud who has turned into a slave trader. Stopping in Araluen the Herons meet Ranger, Gilan, who joins them on their journey.

I love watching Flanagan’s characters grow. Hal is a stronger leader, yet he still has much to learn. Stig has calmed down tremendously since
Kathy Davie
Nov 22, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fourth in the Brotherband Chronicles fantasy series for middle-grade readers revolving around Hal Mikkelson and his young crew aboard the revolutionary Heron and heading into an encounter with the Rangers of Araluen.

My Take
Noooo. I don't wanna wait…! I cannot believe this is only four installments into the series. I feel as though I've already spent so much time with the Herons, that I've known them for ages. And I can't wait for Scorpion Mountain , 5, to come out December 2, 2014. Partly becau
Jul 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tak nějak si stále nemohou zvyknout, že už to není Hraničářův učeň a dobrodružství s Volavkami už zkrátka není to pravé ořechové. Ale návrat ke kořenům zde působil až nostalgicky, i když postava Gilana byla do určité míry zklamáním.
De reigers gaan op missie naar Araluen. 'Yeah!' dacht ik, maar helaas blijven ze daar niet lang... Aardig verhaal, soms wat langdradig.
Dec 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio-book
So in love with this series
Hazel West
Thoughts on the Overall Book: I've enjoyed the Brotherband Chronicles so far, and I did like this one, I don't think I'll ever hate John Flanagan's books (though I'm still not happy about Maddie, but that's beside the point) this one is just not the best book in the series. I was just a little disappointed.

Cover--Yea or Nay: I do like the cover, though I'm annoyed they changed the scheme. It's not bad, I just hate it when they do that because then the books don't match on the shelf. (it's a pet
Feb 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
"Půjdu na to rafinovaně," slíbil.
Gilan se na něj podíval a zvědavě naklonil hlavu na stranu. "Vážně?"
"Až vejdeme do dveří, dám pěstí každému, kdo se pohne. A každému, kdo se nepohne, dá pěstí Stig."

Ouuuch! *RAFINOVANĚ nakopala objektivitě prd.. zadek*
Rozkošných 5*

Víte, Johna Flanagana čtu od roku 2004, a přestože asi chápu, co na jeho tvorbě lidi kritizují, ještě mě za těch deset let neomrzel. :D Spíš naopak .. každou další knihu prožívám víc a víc. A jen mě to utvrzuje v tom, že kdyby Flanag
Oct 10, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
I liked this book best of the Bortherband Chronicles so far. Hal Mikkelson, now a skirl (captain) for the Herons, is asked by Erak to take an assignment in Araluen, effectively patrolling its coasts. He arrives and is quicly drawn into a mission with Gilan (a Ranger) to rescue some farmspeople kidnapped by a rogue band of Hal's countrymen. They have to infiltarte a slave market and make a daring rescue, cloaking their famous sailing ship. One of the highlights is a huge dog Hal adopts (Kloof), w ...more
Aug 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OMG so good! John Flanagan knows how to write an engaging, epic, and serious, but funny, book. Kloof was an amazing addition to the already awesome cast of this series. And what a great ending. Best ship sinking I've ever read :) Hoping someone doesn't come back to haunt the Herons! Mixing the world of the Rangers in was genius and I can't wait to see what happens next. WHEN DOES THE NEXT BOOK COME OUT? I NEED IT NOW!
Andrew Huang
This book is written by John Flanagan and is about Hal and his crew, tursgurd and Gilan. This book starts out as Hals crew being sent out to protect the seas of aralaun but once Gilan comes everthing changes. This book could give out an explanation of who Gilan is. I would reccomend this book to people that like adventure books.
Oct 29, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Brotherband, Flanagan and adventure fans
Shelves: adventure, pirates
Enjoying the characters and the humor.

Hal and his crew are assigned ship duty to Araluen. There they come across their nemesis from brotherband days, who has turned pirate and slaver. To rescue captured Araluens Hal and his crew take on the Socorro slave markets with the help of Gilan. A bit violent at the end.
Jan 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 8th-grade-books
This book was amazing. Hal and the Herons brotherband have to go to Socorro to get back 12 arulen people. (Sorry I'm not exactly sure how to spell that.) They sell Invagar as a slave but the plan is foiled by the policy "you bring them in their stuck with us" is the basic rule. AS they disarmed Stig, Hal, and Thorn before they went into the gate there is no way to get around it.
Lynette ~ Escaping Reality – One Book at a Time ~
I adored every second of this book! I'd forgotten how much I LOVED John Flanagan's writing. And Gilan! Oh how I'd missed Gilan! Seriously, thought, this book is phenomenal. Full review to come.

I'm 16, and I HIGHLY recommend this book.
May 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great book - good story, places where you can laugh... And a Ranger as well...
Jack Bowen
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Aug 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it! I read it within two days. And I'm so happy that, ehem, a certain Ranger entered the picture. It was like being reunited with an old friend!
Can't wait for the next book!
Dec 27, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 3-stars, adventure
Review coming soon!
Kayla Loewen
Apr 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was really good;better than I expected! I loved Gillan's appearance, and the plot was really neat.
Dec 29, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
its two and a half stars.
Oct 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great continuation of the series. Flanagan is a really good author and I hope this series continues as long as his first one did.
Mar 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely brilliant.
Jul 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another solid installment of the series! This was had the added benefit of some laugh-out-loud humor, some glimpses of Thorn's relationship with Katrina, and best of all, a crossover with Gilan! The humor in the previous books has mainly been bickering among the twins (which as a parent, I don't find "bickering" all that funny) and some insulting banter between Thorn and Lydia (which is only mildly amusing to me, direct insults aren't my type of humor), but this one had some of the great humor f ...more
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This part of the series felt like an interlude to what might be the overall plot of the series. Hal and his band’s presence are requested by the King Duncan of Araluen but this is interrupted by the focus of the book: the kidnapping of Araluen citizens by the renegade Skandian Tursgud.

The beginning is really good and started things out on a high, humorous, note. However, once the main characters had set sail things kind of dulled out by way of uneventful scenes and dialogue exchanges I was hopin
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“Mind yourself in that guardroom," Gilan told him. Thorn grinned cheerfully. He never had any stomach butterflies before a fight. "I plan to be subtle," he said.
Gilan looked at him, his head tilted curiously. "How's that?"
"Once we go through that door, I'll bash anything that moves. And if they don't move, Stig will bash them."
"You have a strange concept of subtle," Gilan said.
Thorn's grin grew wider, "So I've been told.”
“Hal: "...Then we'll leave in a huff, taking you with us."
"I've always wanted to travel in a huff," Ingvar mused. "It sounds very comfortable. I imagine they're well padded."
"Lined with feathers, in fact," Gilan put in.”
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