The Rat Catchers Apprentice

THE RATCATCHER’S APPRENTICE

The Ratcatchers Apprentice review

It’s 1665. Rats have infested homes and alleys in Marie Perrin’s provincial French town. Twelve-year-old Marie is set to become a maid, although she hungers for adventure. However, one mistake alters her fate and as punishment she is forced to apprentice for an intimidating rat-catcher.

Away from her parents and twin brother, and handling gnarly rat traps under Gustave Renard’s unusual mentorship, Marie must overcome a new set of challenges which come after a plague enters her town.

Are rats responsible for the spread of the illness? Can Marie find a way out of the bubbling danger around her?

The Rat-Catcher’s Apprentice depicts non-traditional families, belonging and female bravery in an atmospheric historical setting.

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Journey of the Rat-catcher's Apprentice

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