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Some passages I liked: Lists with This Book. The romance is very juvenile.

This is a great idea and is executed well. However, there are some quite entertaining and creative elements e. I loved his attempt to summon riding water-salamanders by singing “yellow submarine” by the Beatles There is also the idea as the fantasy quest being the coming of age and the discovery of ones own character. Kassil rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Mudge doesn’t want to go Although I’ll note he does want to go this time, after deciding that everywhere else is too dangerous.

If I was prepared to turn myself into a sweat-dripping, overheated mess and I was I could cycle into the tiny local public library where I BEGGED to be allowed to join, against all the residency rules: Manche kann ich nachvollziehen, andere wiederum nicht. Foster began his career as an author when a letter he sent to Arkham Collection was purchased by the editor and published in the magazine in This is my favourite Spellsinger book so far. This book was clearly a warm-up to the series.


A light easy to read fantasy adventure. He received a B. Reluctantly, he finds himself teaming up with a semi-senile turtle wizard; a thieving, backstabbing otter; and a bewildered Marxist dragon to rally an army for the war about to come. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jon-Tom succeeds in getting them past the problem, except for one time when Mudge has to save them.

I have read most of Alan Dean Foster’s works. The vision of Jon-Tom shifts when he discover his talen as Spellsinger he can invoke things playing some kind of guitar and singing Earth songs The world is not different furs,claws an feathers aside from the all-human world.

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This is also similar with those stories where the protagonist is taken from Earth as a boy to return a man. I wouldn’t take it too seriously, though. Ino school they wanted ‘right’ handers with right thinking.

Re-reading it now, I’m less impressed Jon-Tom has to go take care of it. Although the world is rather simple it has couple of nice quirks in it. I wouldn’t say that this is my dpellsinger fantasy world but it sure was fun.


This is the fifth book of the spellsinger series. So I never reach excess, wot?

I’m not a big fan of novelisations since if a movie is made from a book, the adaptation generally does not adequately bring out the best of the book, whereas I struggle to understand how novelising a movie can really produce a decent work of literature.

For instance, in a duel with another spellsinger, Jon-Tom sings ” Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap ,” expecting a horde of minions to attack his opponent, but his opponent comments how he barely warded off getting his throat cut instead.


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Read this book when I was in middle school and absolutely loved it. It contained a satisfying ending to the series. In the first book, Spellsinger, the hero Jonathan Thomas Meriweather, speplsinger known as Jon-Tom, is a prelaw student with pretentions to rock stardom, who is innocently smoking pot when he’s abruptly transported from the University of California at Los Angeles to a weird world in which animals talk, wear clothing, and live alongside humans by the tortoise wizard Clothahump, who was searching for a great wizardly “En’geeniar” meaning an engineer, as he was under the impression that this is the name our world gives to wizards.

Unterwegs warten wieder etliche Abenteuer.

alqn No trivia or quizzes yet. The threat to the Western areas are foste the Plated Folklarger versions of insects and other arthropods who periodically mount assaults on the Western areas. At present the series consists of eight books and, although there was a significant gap between the writing of book six and book seven, it seems unlikely that any more will be written.

The plot was a bit slow and the book had no real ending leading in to book 2. If you’ve liked the others, you’ll like this one. May 06, Todd Mulholland rated it really liked it.