The Accidental Sorcerer
Gerald Dunwoody is a wizard. Just not a particularly good one. He's blown up a factory, lost his job, and there's a chance that he's not really a Third Grade wizard after all. So it's off to New Ottosland to be the new Court Wizard for King Lional.It's a shame that King Lional isn't the vain,... show more
Gerald Dunwoody is a wizard. Just not a particularly good one. He's blown up a factory, lost his job, and there's a chance that he's not really a Third Grade wizard after all. So it's off to New Ottosland to be the new Court Wizard for King Lional.It's a shame that King Lional isn't the vain, self-centered young man he appeared to be. With a Princess in danger, a talking bird who can't stay out of trouble, and a kingdom to save, Gerald soon suspects that he might be out of his depth. And if he can't keep this job, how will he ever become the wizard he was destined to be...THE ACCIDENTAL SORCERER is the first novel in the Rogue Agent trilogy, from one of fantasy's newest stars.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Pages no: 535
Edition language: English
Series: Rogue Agent (#1)
I enjoyed this book more than I thought I would. I just wanted a fun, easy read after my last couple books that were a bit heavy, and this hit the spot from the start. The world created wad interesting and the characters fun. Though some of them were a bit predictable and heavy- handed. The bird st...
The dialogue could get very repetitious, most all the main characters seemed to have similar styles of humor, and the main character (Gerald) was a bit naive, slow, and really only reacted to circumstances. Never had much initiative. And all the conversations with the princess and Reg got old, fast...
Gerald Dunwoody didn't ask to be in the job he's in, it was the best he could do, he's a government inspector of magical manufacturing companies. Stuttley's Superior Staff factory hasn't returned safety inspection paperwork in months and he's sent in to ensure that things are ok. It should be routin...
Found this review on my blog and realized it never made it to GR.The Accidental Sorcerer by K.E. Mills (pseudonym for Karen Miller) has strong characters that are fully part of their entirely fictional fantasy world. Which is especially interesting because I don't think the world is given a name.I t...
It had glimmerings of humor and an occasional flash of good dialogue, and I liked the treatment of the magical bureaucracy, but it was far too long for the story it told, not much going on character wise for me, and the politics were hard for me to follow since they failed to interest me and it was ...