The Nimble Man Book Summary and Study Guide

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Ace, Oct 2004, 6.99, 352 pp.
ISBN: 0441012159

The Agents of the Menagerie fight to protect the world when a supernatural crisis occurs . The group includes Eve the mother of vampires, Clay the shapeshifter older than time, Squire the hobgoblin, Prince Ceridwen of Fey, and changeling teen Danny. Malevolent creatures roam free as a red mist surround the city cutting off communication with the outside.
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The Menagerie, led by enigmatic Mr. Doyle tries to locate the most powerful mage that ever lived, Lorenzo Sangveloce, before the enemy can gain access to arcane supremacy. The Fey Morrigan wants to bring the nimble man into the world so that they can jointly rule over humanity and faery. The battle between good and evil has begun.

Harriet Klausner
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   magical powers (general) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   mage/magician Age:    -   long lived adults


Earth setting:    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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