Centaur Aisle - Xanth 4 Book Summary and Study Guide

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King Trent goes to mundania with his wife, to discuss a trade agreement, leaving Dor in charge. When they don't return, Dor sets off with Irene, Grundy the golem, Smash the Ogre, and Chet the centaur to mundania to find them. Dor receives a dream about using centaur aisle, but what is the aisle?
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The review of this Book prepared by Aline

When King Trent is late returning from his working vacation, temporary King Dor, the tempting Princess Irene, and their friends become worried. They must handle arising problems in Xanth before they can even begin to look for the missing monarch.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   an adult (general) Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   rescue mission/escape from confinement Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   a teen


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   17th century    -   general past A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   descript of touching personal anatomy    -   description of breasts How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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