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Madwand by Roger Zelazny
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Madwand (1981)

by Roger Zelazny

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Series: Roger Zelazny's Changeling Saga (2)

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A fabulous Zelazny. If only he had been able to do a third in the series. Henry Spier is one of my favorite Zelazny characters. ( )
  drsabs | Jun 30, 2017 |
ereader ebook
  romsfuulynn | Apr 28, 2013 |
fantasy,magic,sf ( )
  johnclaydon | Mar 29, 2011 |
This is the second & final book - although it leaves us hanging terribly - in the Changeling saga. The first book, 'The Changeling' is able to stand alone. This book is an excellent addition, but it certainly leaves us wanting at least one more book. Unfortunately, Zelazny died before writing the conclusion. Our loss. If you don't mind getting hung up on a cliff hanger, by all means read this. It's interesting, well written & has a pretty neat view of magic; threads for spells, a newly create demon that doesn't know its name & an interesting rite of passage. If you like things wrapped up neat & tidy, stick with the Changeling only. ( )
1 vote jimmaclachlan | Sep 25, 2009 |
There are a few fantasy-magic ideas in this book that are somewhat interesting, on the whole I was not particularly impressed by it. IMHO the "Amber" books are a much better representation of Zelazny's work.

- Peter K. ( )
  Kisners42 | Jul 5, 2007 |
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Pol Detson, son of Lord Det of Rondoval, has come home. He is now a powerful sorceror of unsurpassed natural ability - in a world where the power of magic is the only kind that matters. But Pol is still an untrained talent, a 'MADWAND'. To take control of his powers, to rule in his father's place, he must survive arduous training and a fantastic initiation into the rites of sorcery. As friends, Pol has one dragon and one thief. As enemies he has the most powerful wizards of the land. And at least one of them wants him dead. About the Author Zelazny wrote many novels, short stories, and novellas, including Nebula and Hugo Award winners 24 VIEWS OF MOUNT FUJI, BY HOKUSAI, PERMAFROST and HOME IS THE HANGMAN.

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