The Book Without Words: A Fable of Medieval Magic

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Disney Electronic Content, Jul 25, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 224 pages
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From Avi, the 2003 Newbery Award-winning author of "Crispin: The Cross of Lead," comes the story of Thorston, an alchemist who works to concoct a potion that will enable him to live forever--and keep dying and rising from the dead as a result.

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User Review  - daatwood - LibraryThing

"Dura lex sed lex the law is hard but it is the law..." one of the many quotable quotes found in this fable. Avi is a masterful storyteller who creates some very memorable characters: a reeve who is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Krumbs - LibraryThing

It rather seemed like half the story was missing. None of the characters were that interesting, nothing much happened, and the end kind of fizzled. It was my first try for a book by this author, but I'm not sure I'm going to try any others given this let down. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Avi was born in 1937, in the city of New York and raised in Brooklyn. He began his writing career as a playwright, and didn't start writing childrens books until he had kids of his own.

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