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Face In The Frost - John Bellairs
Face In The Frost
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780441225293 (0441225292)
Publisher: Ace
Edition language: English
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Wizards! This is my introduction to John Bellairs. I'm going to read his more well-known gothic horror stuff next. ,,,but first, wizards! There is something ineffably '60s about this book, but in a light and fun way. Some passages are downright funny and remind me of Hitchhiker's guide. Be...
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5 hours, 26 minutesRead by George GuidallRecorded from cassetteblurb - The Face in the Frost is a fantasy classic, defying categorization with its richly imaginative story of two separate kingdoms of wizards, stymied by a power that is beyond their control. A tall, skinny misfit of a wizard named Pr...
thomcat rated it
A short read, but interesting. An original take on magic from the perspective of a wizard; when he is attacked by illusions the descriptions are truly wild and menacing. This wizard is no Gandalf or Merlin, but instead muddles through his magic. The force of will seems to be stronger than pure intel...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
read during my Social Work YearsI Remember: a tale of wizards fighting wizards... featuring Prospero & Roger Bacon, but not that Prospero or Roger Bacon... brief, not a word out of place... humorous, but with some anachronistic funny business involved that didn't really enthuse me (which was also my...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
What an unusual book. Although this book is only 174 pages, it took me a long time to read it. So much going on. There is no real way to say what time period this book is set in. It seems to be that generic medieval-esque period of historical fantasy, yet the narrative is overflowing with anachron...
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