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Silverlock - John Myers Myers
Silverlock
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In this classic of fantasy fiction, John Myers transports readers to a world as limitless as the human imagination, where a shipwrecked American meets up with Robin Hood, Beowulf, Huck Finn, and countless others on the adventure of a lifetime.
In this classic of fantasy fiction, John Myers transports readers to a world as limitless as the human imagination, where a shipwrecked American meets up with Robin Hood, Beowulf, Huck Finn, and countless others on the adventure of a lifetime.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780441012473 (0441012477)
Publisher: Ace Trade
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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sheile
sheile rated it
3.0 Silverlock
I get why people like this book but I might have liked it better if I had first read it when I was younger. It still gets 3 stars because of the awesome range of fiction/literature it draws from. It only gets 3 stars because I couldn't stand the protagonist.
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
An odd novel. Published first in 1949, it was one of the first fantasy novels of the 20th century. It came out after The Hobbit but before The Lord of the Rings, and J.R.R. Tolkien wasn’t well known in America yet. So Silverlock doesn’t include any of the Tolkien’s influence that so many later Ameri...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
1.0
I want someone to explain to me in great detail why this book isn't a rip off of The Complete Compleat Enchanter.And that book was funnier.It's kinda cool combining all the stories and stuff, but honesty, it's been done better.And it didn't need three introductions.
gryphyn
gryphyn rated it
3.0 Silverlock
I get why people like this book but I might have liked it better if I had first read it when I was younger. It still gets 3 stars because of the awesome range of fiction/literature it draws from. It only gets 3 stars because I couldn't stand the protagonist.
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
2.0
Maybe the problem is that the book is so over praised, but Silverlock left me unmoved. The book is an exercise in mashing up characters from various classic literary works into a castaway adventure, but there is not much plot to carry it off. A lot of authors that I respect absolutely love this bo...
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