Knot Gneiss

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Knot Gneiss
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First edition
Author Piers Anthony
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Tor Books
Publication date
12 October 2010
Media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback)
Pages 304
ISBN 0-7653-2352-4
Preceded by Jumper Cable
Followed by Well-Tempered Clavicle

Knot Gneiss is the 34th book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony

Plot introduction[edit]

This is about Jumper's friend Wenda Woodwife, who has a nymphly front but no back, being hollow from behind, who speaks with the forest dialect: "I wood knot dew that to yew." She has to transport a boulder made of petrified reverse wood that naturally terrifies (petrifies) everyone else. She has to put together a group of six or more and starts out her journey asking help from her best friend Jumper, King of the Spiders, and enlists the aid of a winged mermaid, the Princess Ida, a fallen angel, and a handsome prince in search of his princess