The Moment of the Magician

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The Moment of the Magician
Author Alan Dean Foster
Country USA
Language English
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Warner Books
Publication date
1984
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 320
ISBN 0-446-35348-5
Preceded by The Hour of the Gate
Followed by The Paths of the Perambulator

The Moment of the Magician (1984) is a fantasy novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book follows the continuing adventures of Jonathan Thomas Meriweather who is transported from our world into a land of talking animals and magic. It is the fourth book in the Spellsinger series.

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The wizard Clothahump described the swamps of the south as "tropical, friendly, and largely uninhabited" when he sent Jon-Tom the Spellsinger and Mudge the Otter to investigate the rising power of a new magician, Marcus the Ineluctable. Along the way they encounter warring colonies of tough-talking prairie dogs, magical mime-vines, a mammoth mountain of living muck and a hidden colony of dreaded Plated Folk.

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