YON ILL WIND by Piers Anthony

YON ILL WIND

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Another Xanth yarn from Anthony (Geis of the Gargoyle, 1995, etc.), again structured like an interactive computer game to capture the attention of today's youth. This time, the Demon X(A/N)th agrees to a contest with his fellow-demons: If he wins, he becomes the top demon; lose, and he returns to the bottom of the pecking order. His task: In a regular body he must enter Xanth and win the affection of the chilly-hearted girl Chlorine, causing her to shed a single tear of love or grief. The complications: His fellow-demons put him in a grotesque and garish body with a silly voice, and impose other unlikely conditions; meanwhile, a Mundane family named Baldwin get blown into Xanth by a hurricane. Fluff, just the thing for pun-happy funsters.
Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1996
ISBN: 0-312-86227-X
Page count: 320pp
Publisher: Tor
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 1st, 1996




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