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Man from Mundania by Piers Anthony
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Man from Mundania (1989)

by Piers Anthony

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Series: Xanth (12)

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I read this one a while ago, and remember it as one of the best Xanth books. Anthony departs from the formula and contrasts Xanth with Mundania, bringing a fresh air into the series that gets formulaic. ( )
  Gezemice | Oct 29, 2018 |
Typical Pier Xanthony...character (Ivy) on a quest....finds love (Grey)...battles protagonist (Com-Pewter)....and lives happily ever after. The good: story crosses the Xanth/Mundania barrier and makes things somewhat interesting among the stereotypical characters. The bad: story bogs down later into a Matrix - Part III train wreck where Grey suddenly decides that things are really as they should be: the end. After finishing the last page, I had the same reaction as when I watched Matrix III: WTF?? ( )
  utbw42 | Aug 9, 2013 |
XANTH
  rustyoldboat | May 28, 2011 |
#12-- this is really the 2nd part of Vale of the Vole-- Wonderful story writer is our Mr Anthony!!
"Eighteen-year-old Princess Ivy, daughter of King Dor and Queen Irene, older sister to Prince Dolph. Due to her ancestor Bink's deal in the second Xanth novel, The Source of Magic, Ivy has a magician-caliber magical talent of being able to selectively enhance the world around her to match her expectations. The story begins when Ivy decides to use the Heaven Cent, located by Dolph in the previous book Heaven Cent, to find the Good Magician Humfrey, who had been missing since Vale of the Vole. ( )
  Scoshie | May 6, 2011 |
Enjoyable while reading, then totally forgetable. ( )
  isiswardrobe | Mar 21, 2006 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0380752891, Mass Market Paperback)

Thousands of fans have eagerly awaited the thrilling climax to the newest Xanth trilogy. Ivy, the bored princess of Xanth, uses the Heaven Cent to find a little adventure. What she finds instead is a world similar to her own and a college student who doesn't believe in magic. With Ivy as his teacher, he soon learns of mysteries and wonders not found in any text book. Piers Anthony gets an "A" for adventurous reading and excitement. Original.

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Thousands of fans have eagerly awaited the thrilling climax to the newest Xanth trilogy. Ivy, the bored princess of Xanth, uses the Heaven Cent to find a little adventure. What she finds instead is a world similar to her own and a college student who doesn't believe in magic. With Ivy as his teacher, he soon learns of mysteries and wonders not found in any text book.… (more)

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