A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth, Book 1) by Piers Anthony

By Piers Anthony

Xanth was once the enchanted land the place magic ruled--where each citizen had a different spell simply he may forged. that's, aside from Bink of North Village. He was once certain he possessed no magic, and knew that if he didn't locate a few quickly, he will be exiled. in keeping with the nice Magician Humpfrey, the charts acknowledged that Bink used to be as robust because the King or perhaps the Evil Magician Trent. regrettably, not anyone may perhaps be certain its shape. in the meantime, Bink was once in depression. If he didn't locate his magic quickly, he will be pressured to leave....

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