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Sep 12, 1987
| ISBN 9780345352460
Mar 26, 2002
| ISBN 9780345454331
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Sep 12, 1987 | ISBN 9780345352460
Mar 26, 2002 | ISBN 9780345454331
The magic of Xanth was useless in Mundania—until Dor tried honesty!Dor was having troubles growing up to be the next Magician-King of the magic Land of Xanth. He wanted no part of running the Kingdom. But now the Good King Trent was leaving on a trade mission to non-magical Mundania, home of such weird beasts as horses and bears, so Dor had to take over as King for a week.A week passes. No Trent. Then three weeks. King Trent still hasn’t returned. Surely, something terrible had happened; he was apparently held captive in some foul dungeon, unable to escape. Dor was left with the burden of ruling—and with Irene, who was entirely too willing to be his Queen!His only hope was to enter Mundania and free King Trent. But how could it be done without the powers of magic? Nevertheless, he started forth bravely—together with Irene, a golem, a centaur, and a young ogre—heading for the far south of Xanth.The entrance to Mundania, of course, lay to the north.
Piers Anthony is one of the world’s most popular fantasy authors, and a New York Times bestseller twenty-one times over. His Mode novels have been read and loved by millions of readers around the world, and he daily receives hundreds… More about Piers Anthony
Piers Anthony [Xanth] — Piers Anthony redefined the fantasy series when he launched his Xanth books–they’re(quite simply) pun for the whole family! –Veronica Chapman, Senior Editor
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