Xone of Contention

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Xone of Contention
Xone of Contention cover.jpg
Author Piers Anthony
Cover artist Darrell K. Sweet
Carol Russo Design
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy novel
Published 1 October 1999 (Saint Martin's Press)
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 304 (first edition, hardcover)
ISBN 0-312-86691-7 (first edition, hardcover)
OCLC 41338005
813/.54 21
LC Class PS3551.N73 X66 1999
Preceded by Zombie Lover
Followed by The Dastard

Xone of Contention is the twenty-third book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.[1]

Plot introduction[edit]

Dug, the Mundane who had had an adventure in Xanth through the Companions of Xanth computer game, is now happily married to Kim. His friend Edsel on the other hand is on the rock with his marriage to Pia, Dug's old girlfriend, who wants a divorce. Edsel, not wanting to lose her strikes a deal with her, they take a two-week vacation in Xanth, switching with Nimby and Chlorine who want to learn about Mundania, and if she doesn't change her mind, he won't fight it.


  1. ^ Janet Husband; Jonathan F. Husband (2009). Sequels: An Annotated Guide to Novels in Series. American Library Association. p. 26. ISBN 978-0-8389-0967-6.