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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Published September by Aladdin Paperbacks first published Denduron has three sunsone to the east, the north, and the south, but besides that, it has most of the same characteristics as Earth. The Merchant of Death by D. Bobby, Loor, Alder, and Press manage to stop the chief miner Rellin from setting the bomb off, and all the Bedoowan and the Novans evacuate to a field, where the battle between the Milago and the Bedoowan is to take place.

With his Uncle Press, his partner Loor Pendragon: Then his Uncle has him run down the subway rail to find the door to the flume. The story had some interesting components but I couldn’t get past the back and forth style between the journal entries of the main character, Bobby Pendragon, and the reactions of his friends, Mark and Courtney. I know how much more complex it gets, though.

I didn’t want to dislike this book, because it really did mean a lot to me in elementary school. Beauty by Sheri S.

Not for my 11 year old boy definitley. So be aware that we have some death, we have some violence so I’d advise parents and guardians check it out first and then decide if their youths are ready for the book. But there is something very special about Bobby. Originally posted at FanLit. There’s a lot to introduce here, but MacHale does a good job of spreading out the exposition and weaving it naturally into the story. The review of this Book prepared by Thor Pharmakis.

Loved the moral ambiguity! Disguised as Figgis, Saint Dane sold the tak to the Milago, urging them to rebel against the Bedoowan.


A great read for anyone who loves suspense, thriller, mystery, sci-fi and time travel, and a long well thought out plot.

Parents need to know that there’s a fair amount of fantasy violence here, and numerous killings by spear, arrow, and explosives. It comes out of nowhere, the event is nonsensical, and it’s never brought up again. Unfortunately, he soon learns that his house and family have disappeared, leaving not even a trace to show that Bobby had once lived there, so he decides to travel to Cloral and continue his mission to avert Saint Dane’s evil mission.

Rhe, somehow, chooses the same personality for the characters as the personality of my friends. The review of this Book prepared by Jacob Thomas. The is moderate cursing and a lot of violence a man gets pushed down a g Once you start reading, you will be very intrigued and won’t want to put it down. The Guide to the Territories of Halla Pendragon: The Merchant of Death Pendragon 1D.

He has an interesting place within the allegory, but the actual interactions with him are dull as hell. So, after finishing The Price of Spring and Faustthis one seemed like a nice diversion March 19, Number of pages: MacHale, who has created many other favorites for Y. The relationships made between them are wonderful and the action and suspense just leave you merchnat more. I feel like this was probably cheesy in when this book came out, and almost 20 years later, it’s completely unbearable.

They head into the abandoned subway, where they meet the main villain, Saint Dane, whose goal is to destroy the barriers between the ten territories of Halla; every territory, person, and living thing. I forgot Loor’s incredible sass.

What’s the Name o Every moment, especially for young adults, no matter how fantastic the journey, Bobby relates to most situations in life, and his emotional and mental struggle to get a hold of what’s really going on in Halla, and most importantly, himself.

The Milago are treated merchang 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 the day in order to meet the demands of Kagan, the queen of the Bedoowan. Thus, the two tribes can use their best strengths to rebuild and improve each other’s lives Milago-farming and building ths Bedoowan-engineering and chemistry.


Jan 19, Jemmuel rated it it was amazing. What parents need to know Parents need to know that there’s a fair amount of fantasy violence here, and numerous killings by spear, arrow, and explosives. It shows the good guys losing to the bad guys. Let’s face it–if many of us were pulled out of our normal lives into this type of adventure, we’d probably mess everything up, too.

Life could not be better If you’ve been reading a while there will be lots of “been there done that” moments where you’ll pretty much see what’s coming before it gets there. Together the set out to rescue Press and free the miner slaves.

The Merchant of Death (Pendragon, #1) by D.J. MacHale

Imagine his surprise when he learns th The Merchant of Death is the story of Bobby Pendragon, a normal fourteen year old boy who is going to save the world I think younger readers will enjoy this more than older, especially pwndragon “experienced” readers. Well, this book was an interesting enough read that I finished it, but I doubt I’ll be checking out any more in the series.

Fans of merchatn potter will love it. The real Figgis died when one of his own traps backfired.

Pendragon: The Merchant of Death

I will be interested to speak with my students who have read the book and see pendargon it compares in their eyes with works of Garth Nix, JK Rowling or John Flanagan. Kid, 12 years old February 19, It shows kids growing up to become adults in a believable way.

He plans for this series of Young Adult adventures to span a total of 10 books. Thanks for telling us about the problem.