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When Corkoran Can’t, Policant Can

Year of the Griffin, by Diana Wynne Jones – The sequel to Dark Lord of Derkholm doesn’t cover as much territory as that book did, but in a way I think it’s better for that. While the earlier volume had … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Cucular Power

Dark Lord of Derkholm, by Diana Wynne Jones – This story is based on the interesting idea of a fantasy world exploited by an unscrupulous businessman from our world who somehow gained control of a demon. He brings tour groups … Continue reading

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Fallen Stars and Fallen Djinn

Stardust, by Neil Gaiman – A pretty interesting, if sometimes confusing, journey through the realm of Faerie with the half-fay Tristran Thorn. I think some of the confusion is done on purpose, to give the impression that Faerie is a … Continue reading

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