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4.03 out of 54.03 out of 54.03 out of 54.03 out of 54.03 out of 5 4.03 (35 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Brian Jacques Narrator: Brian Jacques, A Full Cast Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Redwall Series Release Date: September 2002 ISBN: 9781449813338
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Long-time fans and newcomers alike will relish this animal fable from Brian Jacques, whose books, including Redwall and Mossflower, are bestsellers on both children’s and adult lists. In Triss, the hero is a spunky young squirrel maid who escapes servitude and finds a new destiny as a warrior at Redwall Abbey. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Could it be another epic Redwall tale (tail?) thick with high adventure, heavy accents, and leek-and-turnip pasty from the beloved beast master himself, Brian Jacques? It is indeed, happy readers…Jacques’ fervent followers are rewarded with the author’s usual swashbuckling good storytelling, while the newly initiated will read with wide eyes, and quickly go back to hungrily devour the rest of the series.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “Humor is plentiful, much of it provided by the gluttonous madcap hare, Scarum. And also present are the familiar feasts, all regaled in delicious detail. Of course, Jacques doesn’t skimp on violent, gory battles in which the good win but not without suffering some deaths among their numbers. The myriad Redwall fans will relish this.”

    Booklist

  • “Jacques reads with such drama and insight that the story shimmer with immediacy…The funny bits are funny, the evil episodes are truly frightening, and the many ship escapades and battles are exciting. The addition of original music enhances this suspenseful production for Redwall fans.”

    Booklist (audio review)

  • “Jacques has created a wonderfully imaginative and beautifully realized universe, filled to the brim with amazing and amusing characters.”

    School Library Journal

  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Captain CATPIG | 2/20/2014

    " i didn't like this book, my friend tristen told me to read it last year "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nux | 2/19/2014

    " Somehow I found the focus of this book to be all over the place. I was expecting Triss & her plight to save the slaves to be the main character of the story, turns out not really. That bit's only featured as a sideline. Hardly. Perhaps I would've given it more stars had it not been in Redwall series, but compared to the other stories in the series so far, this one's a bit of a dissapointment to me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 In Wook ParK | 2/8/2014

    " This book is great great great great great!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Polly | 1/30/2014

    " This book is about three runaway slaves that have stolen a boat and are traveling to Mossflower Wood. It is very hard to stop reading this book once you have gotten into it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Leah | 1/27/2014

    " Despite all of Mr.Jacques's books being very long, I felt as if this one was TOO long. There were a few places near the end where I wished the story could just wrap up, but, at the same time, I'm glad I finished it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sarah Castillo | 1/25/2014

    " This one is one of the best in the Redwall series and once again has an action girl. Action girls are always the best!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cecelia | 1/11/2014

    " I think Brian Jacques is a wonderful writer. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Leafkit | 1/11/2014

    " I love this book! The dibbuns are so cute <3 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Molly | 1/10/2014

    " Also a very sad Redwall book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ann | 12/28/2013

    " Triss. Oh Triss. My favorite out of all the Redwall books. I long to be like Triss. This novel has everything. Enslavement, freedom, battles with serpents and even a CODE. Which I still use to this day! This book keeps me coming back for more! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amanda | 11/28/2013

    " i cried myself to sleep after reading this book "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Caroline | 11/13/2013

    " I felt this was a lot better than Mariel of Redwall when it came to the "female warrior" idea, but even then it wasn't all that great. A fun book, but nothing remarkable. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 David Rankin | 10/28/2013

    " Another rather bland adventure story. (spoiler alert) I would recommend reading this book if you are interested in what happened to Brockhall. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christopher | 3/15/2013

    " Dude don't mess with Princess Kurda. She'll slice your head right off and laugh about it and then slice off the head of whoever laughed with her. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Naomi | 3/10/2013

    " This is a great story it is an adventure in of itself which is enhanced due to the series. I loved it!!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Todd | 1/19/2013

    " I enjoyed this little adventure and found the characters deeper than the usual Redwall animals, but the dialogue that Jacques uses continually leaves me skimming over sections with boredom. I enjoyed this book but I can't imagine giving it more than three stars. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lisa Collibee | 1/13/2013

    " Fearless little beasties always entertaining! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Hannah | 1/10/2013

    " Interesting premises, although it wasn't as memorable as the rest of Jacques' other literary triumphs. Triss did not particularly stand out as an heroine, and I found myself just slightly bored towards the end. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Katie Wornson | 12/31/2012

    " Well...the story seemed to have a main plot but it twisted and turned in such elaborate loops that I got dizzy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Eleanor | 6/2/2012

    " I leterly just read this, was really exciting! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 2/24/2012

    " you can never get enough brian jacques "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Andrew Webb | 2/9/2012

    " This is one of the better installments to the series. A plucky, likable, and motivated heroine, sadistic and scary villains, and fast paced adventure as you like it as served by Brian Jacques. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Justine | 12/22/2011

    " This was my first Brian Jacques book. I LOVED every single page of this book. I after words took the time to read every other Redwall book Brian wrote. I plan to read any other books he has written as well. AMAZING author. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 triple "B" | 12/12/2011

    " Love It! But it's totally a little kid book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Molly | 6/13/2011

    " Also a very sad Redwall book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Max | 3/8/2011

    " nice read for a rainy day
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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Gatorgal21 | 12/22/2010

    " See Redwall for my complete review of this series "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 zoe | 12/15/2010

    " All these books have an edge of mystery and fantasy in them- love it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jared | 11/30/2010

    " This is part of the Redwall series. Now, that series is usually a series with some fights in it and one huge battle near the end. Bu, Triss is more about a couple slaves running away and being chased, so there aren't any big fights, although there are a couple skirmishes. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 April | 1/20/2010

    " An addicting series you just cannot put down. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Katie | 12/30/2009

    " The book that killed Redwall for me. Granted, it wasn't as disappointing as Taggerung, but by this point I was too old to tolerate evil ferrets speaking Viktor Krum-ese. It was nice to have a female warrior, but otherwise it's the same tired Redwall fare. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alexia | 12/17/2009

    " Loved it. Brian Jacques is a force to be reckoned with.

    (I've read the entire series) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Abby | 10/28/2009

    " One of my favorite redwall books. It was awesome! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sdoconnor | 10/26/2009

    " Amazingly great book. I encourage anyone who is looking for a book with adventure to this book and the others in the series. I am never disappointed with this author with any of his books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 ZachZ | 10/13/2009

    " This is a good book. In fact I have read all the Redwall books. They are all very good "

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About the Author
Author Brian Jacques

Brian Jacques has had many professions, including longshoreman, truck driver, and folk singer. In addition to the vast readership he has earned with his Redwall novels, Brian has earned a devoted army of listeners with his weekly radio program on BBC Merseyside. For this recording Brian himself leads a full cast of actors in bringing to life the adventures of the inhabitants of Redwall Abbey.