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Od Magic

2 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Patricia A. McKillip

Delicately skirting the edge of preachiness, World Fantasy Award–winner McKillip (Alphabetof Thorn) demonstrates once again her exquisite grasp of the fantasist's craft in this slender stand-alone novel. Generations ago, the seemingly immortal … see full wiki

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Author: Patricia A. McKillip
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher: Ace Trade
2 reviews about Od Magic
review by . October 15, 2012
This fantasy story is about a young man who doesn't know the extent of his magical powers.      Brenden lives in the far north and has an innate connection with plants. He doesn't so much talk to them as instinctively nurture them and understand their healing properties. One day, he is visited by the great wizard Od, who invites him to become a gardener at her wizard school in the city of Kelior, far to the south.      The Kingdom of Numis, with Kelior …
review by . June 22, 2006
Od is a gray-haired giantess who wanders the land of Numis, healing animals with her magic. When her wizardry saves the life and throne of the king, she asks only that she be allowed to set up a school of magic in an old cobbler's shop, in the Royal City of Kelior.    The school expands and thrives, and Od wanders off into the world. She is sighted so infrequently that succeeding generations of students believe she is a legend. The kings of Numis keep the magic in their kingdom …
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