The Source of Magic - Xanth 2 Book Review Summary

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The Source Of Magic is about King Trent, sending Bink on a mission to discover the source of magic, during difficult times at home. Bink, along with the aid of several friends, go through many obstacles that were mostly sent, by an unknown enemy...
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Bink and his friends search for the source of magic in Xanth.
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Bink and his friends are searching for the source of magic in Xanth while being opposed by an unidentified enemy.
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Bink and his companions search for the source of magic that powers their magical land of Xanth.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 36.7%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 23.3%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena Romance    -   Yes Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   power source    -   info about lifeform(s)/society/phenomena Mental/magical powers focus    -   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:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times 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 How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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