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There isn’t much going on, everything is a set up for next books which means 3 star rating for me. As for the rest, the book was imaginative, funny and extremely entertaining. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you spellsingerr to read. Articles lacking sources from December All articles lacking sources.


With more memorable and dramatic adventures behind him, Jon-Tom is off this time on the fantasy equivalent of a trip to the repair shop. In he wrote his first novel, The Tar-Aiym Krang, the first in his Pip and Flinx series featuring the Humanx Commonwealth, a universe he has explored in more than twenty-five novels. So I never reach excess, wot? Prejudices and well known vices are around. I didn’t get more than 3 pages. Actually, to me he is not, he is known to me for the Spellsinger series.

Lo que viene a ser bastante original en el mundo lleno de dragones acumuladores de riquezas, dejenme decirlo ; note: Jul 04, Ensiform rated it it was ok Shelves: There is a similar idea with Alice in Wonderland not that I have actually read the book so I cannot say whether this is the fosteer thing.

Son of Spellsinger – Wikipedia

Perhaps this was acceptable at the time, but it’s unpleasant now. These are the only books of his that Spellsknger have read, and are probably the only books of his that I will read. Highly enjoyable as always. Always liked Alan Dean Foster.

Further, I was enthralled with the character of Jon-Tom, and pretty much read the six books that had been written at the time. So, despite the bumblings of Sorbl the drunken owl and the fitful runes of a koala amateur wizard, Jon-Tom, Mudge, and Clothahump make their way ever deeper into the realms where Chaos perambulates This is the form that most fantasy novels would take up to Lord of the Rings though one can also argue that Tolkien is writing allegorically as well, exploring the conflict between the idyllic and the industrial, despite the fact that he vehemently denied it.


Definitely get this book and read it! Our main PoV character is Jonathan Thomas Meriweather – a pre-law student who is a bit of a stoner and amateur musician Mr Foster plays with the “chosen one” in that the wizard Clothahump was searching out for a magician of our world – an En’giniear – and Jon-Tom as a part time job at the university as a janitor sanitation engineer Darryl Saunders rated it really liked it Jun 22, Jul 19, Nealis rated it liked it.

Jun 11, Lorrie Gipson added it. Spellsinger Spellsinger book cover. Paperbackpages. Mar 01, Arito Sato rated it really liked it. Looking for beautiful books?

The breaking of his magical duar is the occasion for encounters with pirates, cannibals, talkative porpoises, a flying horse who’s scared of heights and the lovely, level-headed otter Weegee, who becomes the love of Jon-Tom’s irascible companion Mudge.

He indentured himself into service with Clothahump as he wished to attract the attentions of a female peregrine falcon and wanted to make himself more attractive. spellslnger

Spellsinger Alan Dean Foster. Time to put this book set to rest, not going to read the other two, Books one and two and five worth reading. There was very little in this book regarding Jon-Tom’s desire to return to the world of his birth and, as a result, I found the ending didn’t fit the rest apan the story. Return to Book Page. I just didn’t really like any of the characters, and the book just ended.

On the whole, he was not sean character spellsingdr inspire me to pick up other books in this series, although his companions were, by and large, entertaining and the world itself was interesting and worth another look.


The remaining six books chronicle other random adventures of Jon-Tom and his larcenous sidekick Mudge the otter who speaks with either a cockney or Austrailian accent.

So, when Clothahump searches the universe between clouds of cof open minded concoctions looking for a powerful magical engineer, Jonathan-Thomas Meriweather -w Narnia meet Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

There is a mix between him sean a pre-Law student at college, working as a janitor so that he may pay his way through though when Spelslinger read this series I was still a teenagerbut also zpellsinger a struggling musician that suddenly comes spellsingef when he hits his big break, which is not so much in this world, but rather in the world ruled by talking animals.

Tom vs the real world. There continues to be a seemingly never ending cast of new characters and species to introduce but for once I wasn’t entire put off by any of the characters.

Graphic Audio makes these books a hoot to read! The story is a little mad but it has a good premise and allows Foster a lot of freedom to try things out. The picaresque hike-with-adventure plot provided a good glimpse of the world although as types of adventures pirates!

Elaine rated it it was amazing Jan 14, I don’t remember how the second book ended, but I’m fairly sure the third wasn’t available at the time, and I read no further.

The Time of the Transference

Many of the primary characters in each of the books only appear for that volume; however, there are a number of characters who appear in the majority of the series.

It starts off similar to The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, alna the language is definitely not for kids. Jun 21, Craig Russo rated it really liked it Shelves: