Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn (Xanth #8) - Piers Anthony6.00

Ivy, the five-year-old sorceress, was tired of all the attention being paid to her new baby brother and bored by the history of Xanth she was watching on the magic Tapestry. So when Jordan the Ghost joined her, hoping to see his past, Ivy was eager to learn about his life. Sadly, Jordan couldn't remember much, but he was sure the details would come back if Ivy helped him with the Tapestry – and what the Tapestry revealed then was enough to make Ivy forget her boredom and her little brother.

Four hundred years earlier, Jordan had been a hero in search of adventure – goblins to fight, dragons to slay, maidens to rescue and so on. Then the rival twins Yin and Yang had sent him on a dangerous Quest... a Quest to settle the succession of the kingdom once and for all.

Mounted on the ghost horse Pook, Jordan had set out with a bag of magic spells to find something – the twins were maddeningly vague about what. But it was a mission that would lead to many strange perils, and end in a Cruel Lie from which even his unique talent could not save him...

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Release date: 1984
Genres: fantasy
Tags: humor
Average rating: 6.00/10
Total ratings: 3
Updated: October 14, 2016

Xanth :: Series

Enter the world of Xanth, where every citizen has their own unique Talent - or magical ability - and centaurs, demons and dragons abound. Piers Anthony’s Xanth books are among the most loved series in fantasy, with millions of copies purchased around the world.

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