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Take a Thief (Valdemar)
Take a Thief - Valdemar
Author: Mercedes Lackey
TO CATCH A THIEF — Skif was an orphan. For as long as he could remember he had worked as a drudge in his Uncle Londer's dreary inn in the slums of Haven.  Sleeping on a pile of rags under the stairs, wakened before dawn to do the lowliest and filthiest of tasks, Skif would have died from malnutrition and exposure if he h...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780756400583
ISBN-10: 0756400589
Publication Date: 10/1/2002
Pages: 448
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 232 ratings
Publisher: Daw Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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reviewed Take a Thief (Valdemar) on + 636 more book reviews
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Well, I've read this one only once before... and I didn't remember much of it. Though I must admit... I didn't much care for it. It was quite slow - it just took a long time go get going. Still, it wasn't bad, it just wasn't very good. I'm surprised that I didn't like it more, considering how much I like Skif in later books. He just wasn't as funny, or charming... and there were conflicting facts in his story too...Not to mention it took him FOREVER to be Chosen! But, I am VERY excited to read the next books!!
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This is one of those books that's easy to pick up again. All the characters are old friends, fun to revisit. I must have read it a dozen times. Great adventure and humor throughout.
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Its a good book and if you're already a Mercedes Lackey fan you'll enjoy it. If you have never read anything by Lackey before I suggest starting with a different one. This book draws upon and references her previous works a lot.
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Very heart-warming story about a loveable kid. Loved reading the story and learning more about another hero of Valdemar.

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