The Paths of the Perambulator

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The Paths of the Perambulator
Author Alan Dean Foster
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Warner Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 288 pp
ISBN 0-446-34956-9
Preceded by The Moment of the Magician
Followed by The Time of the Transference

The Paths of the Perambulator (1985) 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 fifth book in the Spellsinger series.

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The strange world Jon-Tom has found himself trapped in takes a turn for the decidedly weird as Foster’s fantasy series take a page from Kafka's The Metamorphosis when the Spellsinger wakes up one morning as a giant crab. The cause, as determined by the turtle wizard Clothahump, is a trapped perambulator: an inter-dimensional creature that wanders through different universes leaving behind random changes to the fabric of the world. Jon-Tom and his friends attempt to free the perambulator before it wreaks permanent havoc on their world.

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