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Magic Kingdom For Sale—SOLD!

by Terry Brooks

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Lea Zatz recommended this series.
  AmphipodGirl | Oct 14, 2014 |
This is a great story of a lawyer stuck in an every day routine, until he buys himself a kingdom. Great fun with sympathtetic characters and exciting adventures. ( )
  Markthenils | Sep 16, 2014 |
I havn't read this since I was a kid but when I did read it, it was something that really resonated with me. If I saw an ad for a magical kingdom then OR now I would sell my fridge to get it and I would solve the utter nonsense out of that kingdom's problems!! ( )
  sraedi | Aug 28, 2014 |
I really like this book. The premise itself is completely awesome - selling a magic kingdom to a modern day person is a golden idea. There were a few things that bothered me - such as things falling into place a little too well - but overall I loved it. ( )
  LunaraDawn | Aug 11, 2014 |
L'inizio potrebbe sembrare abbastanza banale, ma la storia si dipana molto bene ed i personaggi risultano sempre ben caratterizzati. Un fantasy diverso dal solito, che merita di essere letto. ( )
  cecca | Jul 28, 2014 |
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The Witch of the North seemed to think for a time, with her head bowed and her eyes upon the ground. Then she looked up and said, "I do not know where Kansas is, for I have never heard that country mentioned before. But tell me, is it a civilized country?"

"Oh, yes," replied Dorothy.

"Then that accounts for it. In the civilized countries I believe there are no witches left, nor wizards, nor sorceresses, nor magicians. But, you see, the Land of Oz has never been cvilized, for we are cut off from all the rest of the world. There we still have witches and wizards amongst us."

L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz
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For Kennard, Vernon, Bill, John and Mike

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After Ben Holiday purchased Landover, he discovered the magic kingdom had some problems. The Barons refused to recognize a king and the peasants were without hope. To make matters worse, Ben learned that he had to duel to the death with the Iron Mask, the terrible lord of the demons--a duel which no human could hope to win....

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Ben Holiday purchases the magical kingdom of Landover for a million dollars only to learn that Iron Mark, lord of the demons, expects him to fight a duel to the death.

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