piers anthony

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    Two to the Fifth-Piers Anthony

    Two to the Fifth Piers Anthony Tor, Oct 2008, $24.95 ISBN: 9780765319357 The world of Xanth is in danger (so what else is gnu I mean new). The powerful sorcerer Ragna Roc is methodically taking over villages as the bird soars to new heights with plans to be ruler of the realm. Cyrus Cyborg...
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    Jumper Cable-Piers Anthony

    Jumper Cable Piers Anthony Tor, Oct 2009, $24.99 ISBN: 9780765323514 A narrative hook drops the spider Jumper from one scene into another where meets a woodwife named Wenda (a woman made of wood with no back) who wants to be made flesh. They find a prophecy on Jumper’s carapace and decide to go...
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    Well-Tempered Clavicle-Piers Anthony

    Well-Tempered Clavicle Piers Anthony Tor, Nov 22 2011, $25.99 ISBN: 9780765331342 In Xanth, Picka Bones lives a rather mundane life. His daily highlight is playing tunes on his ribs and exploring cemeteries with his sister Joy’nt. The two skeletons meet three former pets (Tweeter the bird...
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    Luck of the Draw-Piers Anthony

    Luck of the Draw Piers Anthony Tor, Dec 24 2012, $25.99 ISBN: 9780765331359 Magic relocates ailing octogenarian widower Bryce from Mundania to Xanth where he becomes a twentyish person who can see the future. Princess Dawn informs the confused Bryce that Demons placed a bet on him and others...
  5. Anthony G Williams

    Macroscope, by Piers Anthony

    Piers Anthony is nowadays best known for his Xanth series of comic fantasies, notable for the most terrible puns in the genre, but he started out writing science fiction with a very distinctive flavour. His first published novel, Chthon (1967) was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards...
  6. antiloquax

    Piers Anthony

    I've heard some good things about this writer (I've never read any of his books) but also some criticism (ie that he gets carried away with puns!). Can anyone recommend some good titles by him (and preferable stand-alones rather than a series). Thanks. :D a
  7. Moontravler

    Piers Anthony

    Sorry to do this again, but once again I've searched the forum for Piers. A., and only found 8 posts that mention him in passing. I saw that he wrote hundreds of Xanth books, and decided to look out for #1 of these. That series is humorous fantasy though, I believe, and he's better known for...
  8. AE35Unit

    Piers Anthony's science fiction books

    We all know him for his silly Xanth books but he also wrote SF books. Anyone read his Aton or Cluster series? Wish he'd drop the fantasy and get back to SF?
  9. Karn Maeshalanadae

    Piers Anthony - Incarnations of Immoratality

    Just dropping this in to see if anyone's read any of this great series, and if they have, if they've read Under a Velvet Cloak, and whether it would be worth trying to look for.......
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    Waking God and Piers Anthony Newsletter

    In his June newsletter NYTimes best selling scieince fiction author, Piers Anthony says, "This is a remarkable philosophical adventure that alternates serious religious discussion with hot action adventure." Canadian reviewer, Christopher Friesen of BookPleasures.com adds, "Epic in scope...
  11. kyektulu

    Piers Anthony

    Anyone read any of Peirs Anthony's books? I have read quite a few, silly but enjoyable for a light afternoons read. Wondering what is your favorite book of his?
  12. rune

    Piers Anthony

    I've finally got my hands on a copy of A Spell for Chameleon the first book in the Xanth series :) My library couldnt get it in for a while, due to it been needed by other libraries in the county. I have a whole list of books I'm trying to get through the library and not one of them is in my...
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    Doesn't anybody like Piers Anthony???

    Am I all alone? :( *looks all delicate and helpless....*