Publish date: November 1991
Pages no: 348
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Xanth 5 (#7)
I noticed Anthony shifted into overdrive on his use of puns in this book. While the story was entertaining and the characters somewhat engaging, the use of puns got to be a distraction after a while. Others tell me Xanth novels only get worse from this point on. I'll keep reading them, I guess. The ...
Well, here I am up to book number seven, which means that I have another 5 brief comments of write on these books before I can get out of bed and go and have a shower. Maybe there are better things that I can do on New Years Eve, but then it is about 1:00 in the afternoon, and I did have a big night...
I'm sure that the ability to enjoy Anthony's puns is a test of some kind. After a while the stereotyped female characters start to grow a little stale, as does the jokes at the expense of the female characters.
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