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The Face In The Frost - John Bellairs
The Face In The Frost
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3.17 60
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781587541056 (158754105X)
Publisher: Olmstead Press
Pages no: 174
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
3.5 The Face in the Frost by John Bellairs
'The Face in the Frost' is one of those books that, when finished, made me shrug, and think "Well, that happened." Except, this book refuses to go away. I finished it Friday night and scenes keep replaying in my head. I hadn't appreciated the book when I first read it in middle school - I wanted mor...
Level up!
Level up! rated it
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...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
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...
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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...
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