Crikey it’s been a long time since my last book review. Put than down to getting behind with blogging in the early part of the year and having too many movie magazines to read on the tube. But now it’s back to business as usual with another Tale of Redwall under the microscope, and this time it’s Eulalia!
The 19th book in the Redwall series, published in 2007, Eulalia! (the title refers to the traditional war cry of badger lords and Salamandastron hares) charts the story of Gorath the Flame, a young badger taken prisoner by the villainous golden fox Vizka Longtooth and his Sea Raiders who make efforts to press gang him into becoming a blind weapon of a slave for them. At the same time a pair of wayward young creatures, Mad Maudie (the Hon.) Mugberry Thropple of Salamandastron and Orkwil Prink of Redwall are ejected from their respective homes to learn some responsibility and overcome their habitual fighting/thieving delete as appropriate. Naturally worlds collide and the ensuing adventure, I’m happy to say, carries on the fine work of High Rhulain. Continue reading »