: The Last Dragonslayer: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 1 ( ): Jasper Fforde: Books. George Webster in The Last Dragonslayer () Richard E. Grant and Ellise is based upon the fantasy novel of the same name written by Jasper Fforde. Jasper Fforde’s first work for a younger generation of readers: do they predict the death of the Last Dragon at the hands of a dragonslayer.
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The premise of this book is a land war.
The other characters are almost as wonderful. This was a quirky little book.
The Last Dragonslayer Series
Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. I was first attracted to this book by the cover with such amazing colours and illustrations.
So it’s a surprise when the visions start. It is a quick read, easily enjoyable by both young adults and adults. I liked it and can’t wait to get my hands on the next one. Quotes from The Last Dragonsl I don’t recall any racism, just to be clear!
He uses fantasy and whimsy to show the world and mock it.
The Last Dragonslayer Series by Jasper Fforde
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Sep 26, Leslie rated it really liked it Shelves: You’ll find out more in Song of the Quarkbeast. Of course it is a bit simpler in tone and writing style than his dragnoslayer book mores the pity but it retains the insane world building that is so characteristic of Fforde.
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I wasn’t all that thrilled by the ending, I thought Jennifer’s ending was quite random. The protagonist, Jennifer Strange, a 15 year old orphan, does not begin her quest until page – almost exactly halfway through the book. Add the first question. Jennifer’s problems are more complex; her boss has disappeared, her employees Jasper Fforde’s first young adult novel has all the hallmarks of his books for adults while still being aimed at a younger audience; the story is shorter and more focused, the main characters are teens, and you will find no Jack Schitts here.
The Last Dragonslayer
Tiger was probably my fav dragonslayed. Mar 13, Stella Paper Wings rated it really liked it. I thought it was an automatic 5 stars until that all happened so Feb 09, Beverly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Jennifer Strange is a very unique young lady.
Jennifer Strange is a really good protagonist, and an excellent YA protagonist. From reading other Fforde books, he has a very characteristic flavour of worldbuilding – quirky, idealist, with a lot to say about bureaucracy, the distribution of power and big business. For sure I’m not the intended audience.
Jenn “Magic, as I said, has no intelligence. In the days that followed my face appeared on tee-shirts, badges, commemorative mugs and posters.
End of Watch Stephen King. Fforde began his jjasper in the film industry, and for nineteen years held a variety of posts on such movies as Goldeneye, The Mask of Zorro and Entrapment.
It might be fair to say that Jennifer acts almost too mature at times, but this is belied by her poster and her embarrassment of said poster.
Moobin had prepared for the jo Ahhh, I’d forgotten how much I love Fforde’s worldbuilding. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.
His views on history as well humans are quite funny. I’d still recommend this to a lot of people, and if I ever find myself babysitting again, this is going right up the top of my list of books to read with anyone over the age of nine or ten.
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