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Maxwell's Closet [Kindle Edition]

Steven Belskie
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Book Description

When Maxwell is mistaken for the descendant of a line of noble knights he is kidnapped and cast in to a magical world of bipolar witches, depressed Cyclopes, a beautiful maiden and a missing alphabet. As he struggles to find his place in this strange new world he must thwart a nefarious plot by a criminal mastermind bent on capturing the throne for himself.


Maxwell's Closet is a book with a lot of humor and a big heart. It is a story of betrayal, revenge and growing up in a confusing world. Throughout the story Maxwell encounters strange new people and places that test his patience and his wits. He is forced to learn to rely on himself and finds that he is capable of more than he could have ever dreamed.


Product Details

  • File Size: 328 KB
  • Print Length: 161 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006OG6FKS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #839,663 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Maxwell's closet is a really fun, easy read and perfect for the young fantasy reader. Its Alice in Wonderland meets Lord of the Rings, for a bit younger audience of course. Maxwell goes "down the rabbit hole" so to speak when the orcs pull him into his bedroom closet and finds a world of myth and fantasy that will be the setting for his heroic quest. I loved the way the characters speak and I was always on the edge of my seat. I enjoyed the way to author allowed the "dominoes" to topple in quick succession. It made for a thrilling journey with the characters and I just really enjoyed the style, I don't need long gasps of air in between events, I like the momentum to keep rolling. I look forward to many more works of this caliber and beyond.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great book! March 8, 2013
By Devon
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This is a great book for anyone who likes fantasy. It is very well written and the story line keeps you hanging on until the end.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a must read!!!! February 14, 2012
By Walrus
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i am not done with this book yet but so far i love it. it is one of those books that you just cannot put down. i found myself sucked in and i couldnt hear anything but the characters voices in my head. i felt like i was really there. very well written.
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars just ok April 18, 2012
By Eve
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The story line was easy to follow, but it was hard to determine what age this book is best for. At times it seemed to be written for a child and at times the implications were for an older audience. I don't think the plot was particularly interesting and would not recommend this book.
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful January 10, 2012
By Mrs K
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Maxwell's Closet was a delight! The author's imagination shines through and the vivid descriptions draw the reader in. I look forward to more from this author.
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More About the Author

Steven Belskie is the author of the YA fantasy novel Maxwell's Closet. Inspired by years spent reading J.R.R. Tolkien, Lewis Carrol, and C.S Lewis, Belskie set out to pen Maxwell's Closet as a combination of the whimsical fantasy of Carrol with the serious adventuresome spirit of the other two. Belskie is also the author of the forthcoming novel Shattered Snow, which explores the aftermath of WWII through the eyes of a Soviet Soldier.

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