Editorial Reviews. From the Publisher. Piers Anthony [Xanth] — Piers Anthony redefined the Crewel Lye (Xanth Book 8) – Kindle edition by Piers Anthony. A knight of ghosts and shadows! Jordan was a ghost in Castle Roogna now, spending his time with little five-year-old Ivy and watching his own past unfold. Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn is the eighth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

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Xanth is a fantasy novel that is based almost entirely on wordplay, specifically puns. Its an easy going read; the story flows well. Anthony really likes using puns, and this is something that is constant throughout the series. That isn’t true of Xanth as the published order IS the chronological order.

The writing of Xanth is charming, and I find myself continuing to be pulled into these books and find myself marveling at the seemingly simplicity of some of the fun concepts fleshed out into magical paradigms.

Mar 13, Aiden Ponce rated it liked it. Anthony says all his Xanth novels are written for adults, but enjoyed by kids. After graduating with a B. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc. He had been killed at the end, and his bones were scattered. And he knowingly uses his borrowed body to bamboozle and trick men, with the language in the book repeatedly assigning the lying, the trickery, and the manipulation to “feminine” abilities that just come naturally to a woman.

Jordan went on a quest to escort a girl to her marriage; Jordan found out the girl didn’t WANT to be married to her intended and she expressed this by trying to kill Jordan ; Jordan rebounded from this only to fall in love with the girl. Threnody, despite a lifetime of using her talent, just plain never thought of that. So, in desperation, she starts to watch the tapestry on the wall.


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Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. This was another fun Xanth story.

He refuses to give it up though. Mar 19, Tryniti Thresher rated it it was amazing. We follow his story through the Tapestry, as he first wanders aimlessly in the quest for adventure, and finally is given the quest of retrieving an object to determine who will rule after the aging King. And I know as a Barbarian he’s sort of supposed to be something of a lout, but.

Llye meets a ghost horse he names Pook along the way and they become friends, and discovers the princess is the object of his search. Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

Crewel Lye: a Caustic Yarn

This book features Princess Ivy again. He had been killed at the end, and his bones had been scattered.

Some love it, some hate it; I personally thought it was a strange read but harmless, al Xanth is a fantasy novel that is based almost entirely on wordplay, specifically puns.

Perhaps my favorite Xanth book — funny, clever, and crewfl Okay, I do have a number of such books on my self which I will get around to reading someday which includes Game of Thrones Why did I keep reading these books?

Xrewel 15, Chris rated it liked it Lyw And he didn’t ruin it. What makes Biblio different? The one thing the reader will notice is that puns are starting to become more prominent. Apr 22, Swankivy rated it did not like it. Oct 30, Andy rated it really liked it. Don’t get me wrong, when I was reading the Xanth novels I did enjoy them, but as times have changed, and I have expanded my reading scope, my interest in pre-teen fantasy has diminished.


His first story was published inand his first novel, Chthon, in I like this author I like the use of puns. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn – Wikipedia

The answers to those questions as well as the romance plot or rather anti-romance plot? They are imaginative and they can be charming. The Dastard Piers Anthony. To view it, click here. Jordan was turned into a ghost because of a crewel lye, but Princess Ivy wants to know more.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of One of the joys of reading a book you know well He could not heal crewe, his body parts were separated. Crewel Lye Xanth 8 by Piers Anthony. Now, if he only can remember how he was killed, he’ll be able to reassemble his body.

An enjoyable read even though it took so long – finished it last night after work, delaying supper until 7 oclock.

That couldn’t be more apparent with Crewel Lye. I know I haven’t been reading as much.

Crewel Lye (Xanth #8) by Piers Anthony

This book featured multiple instances of things I le reading: All of his works intertwine and make for a hell of a complex world and largest set of characters – all of whom you can’t help but adore. Languages Polski Edit links. This is a strategic re-read. Stay in Touch Sign up. That’s what girls are for in fantasy. I kinda Ah, punny titles.