Mairelon the Magician
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 15th 1992
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
Series: Mairelon (#1)
How have I not written a review for one of my favorite books of all time?!? I love the characters from the street thief Kim to frustratingly loveable Mairelon to propriety-minded Hunch. It's a fantastic tale of a street thief in Regency England that is filled with magic, wizards, theft, and druids.
I'll try to review this in full later, but for now:I read this as part of the A Matter of Magic set, which has this and the next book in 1 volume; since I'm not done reading A Matter of Magic, and don't know when I'll get back to it, I'll just talk about this individually for now.Basically, I love P...
I'd give this a 3.5, really. It would have been a solid four, but for the final few chapters and a few other details.Patricia Wrede's style was quick and lively, which was good, but the promising beginning was bogged down with far too many characters to keep track of towards the end (some of them en...
This one felt like a cozy mystery with fantasy elements. Different than I expected, but good. A fun, quick read. The characters were great, and I was rooting for Kim the whole way through. I'll be checking out the next one, The Magician's Ward.
This book is one of my main comfort reads. The writing is a little rough in patches (you can tell this is one of Wrede's earlier books), but Kim's voice is so fantastic that it lives in my head for days after I finish reading it, and Mairelon's character is adorably exasperating. They're one of my f...
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