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"With 'The Last Dragonslayer' fans of Jasper Fforde's best-selling 'Thursday Next' and 'Nursery Crime' series will be delighted that Fforde's talent for world-building, his skewed sense of humor and his searing satire come through full force."
—New York Times Book Review
“Features the same delightful mix of magic and everyday absurdity that characterizes [Fforde’s] other books. . . . Readers both young and adult will get hours of pleasure visiting these Ununited Kingdoms.”
—NPR Books, online review
"Fforde's foray into children's books will delight readers who like their fantasy with a dash of silliness.”
—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Humor abounds, but so does heart, as readers are introduced to a heroine who is practical, smart, and true."
—School Library Journal, starred review
"Fforde's fantasy is smart, funny, and abundantly imaginative in its critique of commercial culture. . . . Reminiscent of Pratchett in tone, this is nevertheless Fforde’s own creature entirely—and entirely satisfying.”
“Fantasy readers with a taste for the silly should appreciate the subverted tropes.”
"Thoroughly entertaining . . . readers will easily sit back and enjoy the fun.”
Great book, very interesting plot, and memorable characters.
A foundling (orphan), Jennifer was apprenticed to The Great Zambini, a wizard who runs a company, the Kazam agency, that hires out magical technicians.
This new book is geared towards young adults however any and all should pick up this light read.
Jasper Fforde continues to intelligently entertain those of us who crave fun in our reading material.Published 29 days ago by Amazon Customer
It was a quick read. It was okay. I much prefer the Thursday Next books. If you have a tween who is into this genre they will like it.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
A cute story and an easy read. Simpler plot line and fewer puns than the Thursday Next seriesPublished 1 month ago by Tom Latchaw
This is great and interesting book. I would recommend this book for anyone :). I just thought that the end is a really sad and happy part of the book.Published 1 month ago by Paula Busbee
I loved it. Great book, very interesting plot, and memorable characters. Also, the storyline is riveting. This book will keep you on the edge of your seat!Published 3 months ago by marie