: The Last Dragonslayer: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 1 ( ): Jasper Fforde: Books. George Webster in The Last Dragonslayer () Richard E. Grant and Ellise is based upon the fantasy novel of the same name written by Jasper Fforde. Jasper Fforde’s first work for a younger generation of readers: do they predict the death of the Last Dragon at the hands of a dragonslayer.

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I’m still trying to process these out-of-the-blue plot twists. Apr 13, m a r y l i z rated it liked it.

She also is very clear in what she wants to be, an agent to magicians, and of her limitations. It was a something that comes one in twenty lifetimes and changes everything for the good – or bad. There was not a lot of subtlety, which was a shame, because there was an awful lot of room for subtlety. So magic is back-ish? Original post at Fofrde More Page If you know me really well or if you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you’d know that I tend to gravitate towards contemporary fiction books.

She gets stuff right, but some of that is by accident, and she gets other stuff wrong, but for rational reasons, and that’s a genuine spanner in the works.

By the end of the book, that dragon is going to die. It’s more about the adventure and the world and the fun, rather than the conflict. Jennifer herself is only 15 16 in two weeksbut is exceptionally mature for her age.


Not only do they predict the death of Description: Check out me other reviews at https: I’d still recommend this to a lot of people, and if I ever find myself babysitting again, this is going right up the top of my list of books to read with anyone over the age of nine or ten.

I will just have to see what I think of it in a few weeks’ time.

dragonslayrr I now know what me next two reads are going to be! Did you follow that? You can tell that Fforde just has so much fun with words and puns. Like many novels that are the first in a series, The Last Dragonslayer suffers from way too much attention spent on introducing a huge cast of characters most of whom play little or no part in the events of the rising action. The story about the dung beetle should not be read while drinking draognslayer.

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Lady Mawgon Amelia Crouch So it’s a surprise when the visions start. Dragonsayer work is drying up. It gives a satirical look at the world we live in, our grasping for five minutes of fame or notoriety, and reality TV. If you’ve been a longtime fan of Fforde Fforde, you will not be disappointed by his YA venture, and I bet like me, you’d be clamoring for more!

You know what I mean: This was a child’s book, honestly.

Username Evie Joe Sugg. It grated just a little too much.

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In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder! When the Music’s Over Peter Robinson. Okay, back to ending stuff To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This aspect of the world-building is absolutely awesome.


Other books in the series. I also liked the characters. Dec 08, Fiona rated it liked it Shelves: He has yet again created a wondrous, magical drafonslayer right amid the everyday mundane.

The Last Dragonslayer

She is a teen, even has those silly teen crushes on people who are the fantasy version of Justin Bieber, but she also is the managing director de facto of a magic service house. This is a quick and entertaining read with the perfect mix of adventure, humor, and feeling.

Black Box Thinking Matthew Syed. It is easy to go with the flow; it takes a person of singular courage to go against it. Not So Lovely Things: I will read more in this ftorde because I was intrigued by this book.

It is also available as an Enhanced Editions iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad application containing the audiobook synchronised to the full text.