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The Last Dragonslayer Series

lasst Drain cleaner is cheaper than a spell, and even magic carpets are reduced to pizza delivery. Welcome to the Last Dragonslayer mini-site. Where can I get my hands on a copy? There are characters call Berzerkers that play an important role, but are never really explained in the novel.

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Quotes from The Last Dragonsl I loved the MC, she reminds dragoonslayer of me. Jennifer’s problems are more complex; her boss has disappeared, her employees are at each others’ throats, and a prophecy that the last dragon will die at the hands of the Last Dragonslayer in just a few days has dumped that problem in her lap as well.

I liked it and can’t wait to get my hands on the next one. The protagonist, Jennifer Strange, a 15 year old orphan, does not begin her quest until deagonslayer – almost exactly halfway through the book.

Simply put, Jasper Fforde is brilliant. So the Mighty Shandar was bad after all? Unlike some of his books for adults, Fforde has proved that he can write clean for the younger crowd in this book. That really annoyed me. Magic totally tethered by bothersome legislation.

All the books centre around Jennifer Strange, who jaspet a company of magicians named ‘Kazam’, and her attempts to keep the noble arts from the vragonslayer of big business and property tycoons. I can see why people can love this book, and I do like it.


They ,too, were quirky. He’s one forde those authors whose books I know I can get lost in easily whenever I need something to escape without the additional mental strain of having to figure out their world every now and then. The crossword was now complete and more or less correct–but it left an article on Queen Mimosa’s patronage of the Troll War Widows Fund looking a little disjointed. For all the history we get of magic, dragons and other creatures that aren’t as important, Fforde fails to explains some important things adequately.

It is a quick dragonslyaer, easily enjoyable by both young adults and adults. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [how does there end up to be only one dragon draginslayer fro everyone dies two is created? I understand this is a series and something he will hopefully address later, but I am not sure how long it will be before i pick up that sequel. Jasper Fforde’s first young adult novel has all the hallmarks of his books for adults while still being aimed at a younger audience; the story is shorter and more focused, the main characters are teens, and you will find no Jack Schitts here.

She’s super opinionated, strong, smart and funny. That’s – partly, at least – me wanting to read a different book. He has a Welsh wife, two welsh daughters and a welsh dog, who is mad but not because he’s Welsh.

On the plus side, she has a Rolls Royce. Also, it’s nice to see a good female lead in a kid’s book where there’s not a big deal made of the fact that she’s a girl.


The title knows it, I know it, basically the entire cast except Jennifer Strange knows it, and when that dragon dies, his lands will go to the first person who claims them.

The Great Zambini Jill Buchanan And she handles it with a mostly cool head and tact. I can’t stress that enough. I wasn’t all that thrilled by the ending, I thought Jennifer’s ending was quite random. So it was a surprise when Kevin’s visions started. And then the In teh good old days, magic was indispensable—it could both save a kingdom and clear a clogged drain.

Join us by creating an account and start getting the best experience from our website! I thought it was an automatic 5 stars until that all happened so So the dragon wasn’t dead but was dead kinda after all but there were new dragons? Jennifer Strange is a fun, plucky protagonist, but she doesn’t have fforce by way of alst or lats conflict: This author has a new fan: As usual with these things, I thought the ending was dealt with too quickly.

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The Last Dragonslayer Series by Jasper Fforde

FAQ Have a look round. With a little work jaspfr could have been the Christmas drama worth watching, but with the hit and miss effects and mixed time periods, this gets a 3 star in my book.

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