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  • Published: 1 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781782954804
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $17.99

Arena 13




Gladiator meets The Spook’s Apprentice. Something completely new from Joseph Delaney; a gripping fantasy trilogy.

The city of Midgard is terrorised by Hob, a terrifying, evil creature who tortures at will and has the rulers of the city completely under his control.

The thirteen fighting arenas in the citiy are forever full with punters eager to make their fortune betting on the fights that take place there. The most popular – and the most terrifying of these – is the thirteen arena, the arena where the Trig fighters battle.

Sixteen-year-old Leith is determined to train as a Trig fighter and gets himself apprenticed to Tyron, the greatest of all trainers. But little does his new trainer or the other apprentices know, Leith has a personal battle to fight. He’s going to avenge the death of his father by killing Hob himself . . .

  • Pub date: 1 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781782954804
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

Joseph Delaney

Joseph Delaney used to be an English teacher, before becoming the best-selling author of the Spook's series, which has been published in 24 countries and has sold over a million copies. The first book, The Spook's Apprentice, is now a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.

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Praise for Arena 13

“Part furturistic dystopia, part Roman epic fantasy, it's gutsy, gory and compelling”

Suzy Feay, Financial Times


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