|Plot Summary of The Man Who Was Magic|
|"It is a CRIME that this wonderful, magical book is long out of print and VERY hard to find. A young man makes his way with his talking dog to the city of magicians, where he hopes to learn the tricks of the trade and join the magicians guild. Unfortunately, it gradually becomes apparent that while he indeed has the magic touch, the magicians are all merely prestidigitators, tricksters, and illusionists. Their suspicious and increasingly fearful response to the appearance of a true magician in their midst leads to the crisis of the tale."
David Loftus, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Man Who Was Magic|
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Tone of book?
- visiting a culture in other country
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can talk to animals
- can cast many different spells
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- an organization
- long-lived adults
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- rude people
- mostly 3rd
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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