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This funny and insightful science fiction classic introduces Shoogar, the greatest wizard ever known in his village. His spells can strike terror in the hearts of even his most powerful enemies. But the enemy he faces now is like none he has ever seen before. The stranger has come from nowhere and is ignorant of even the most basic principles of magic. But the stranger has an incredibly powerful magic of his own. There is no room in Shoogar’s world for an intruder whose powers match his own, let alone one whose ...
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The Flying Sorcerers

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Overview

This funny and insightful science fiction classic introduces Shoogar, the greatest wizard ever known in his village. His spells can strike terror in the hearts of even his most powerful enemies. But the enemy he faces now is like none he has ever seen before. The stranger has come from nowhere and is ignorant of even the most basic principles of magic. But the stranger has an incredibly powerful magic of his own. There is no room in Shoogar’s world for an intruder whose powers match his own, let alone one whose powers might exceed his. So before the blue sun can cross the face of the red sun once more, Shoogar will show this stranger just who is boss.

Shoogar, the powerful magician protector of the village, becomes enraged when an unknown magician invades his territory.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935251507
  • Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/22/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 562,216
  • File size: 566 KB

Meet the Author

David Gerrold is the author of the Hugo and Nebula award–nominated The Man Who Folded Himself and When HARLIE Was One, books that quickly established him in the hard science fiction genre during the 1970s. He also wrote “The Trouble with Tribbles” episode of Star Trek, voted the most popular Star Trek episode of all time, and is the author of the popular Star Wolf, Dingillian, and Chtorr series. He lives in Northridge, CA. Larry Niven, author of The Integral Trees and Ringworld, has been the recipient of the Hugo, Nebula, Skylark, and Locus awards. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.
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  • Posted October 12, 2011

    If you need a fun read. this is the one

    It works on many levels, interaction between a technological man and a magician, helping the world's geniuses to discover the technologies he needs, and interaction with a primitive culture. It also is shot full of humor and plays on famous names. The two highly successful authors have crafted another gem.

    The name of the famous main character is revealed in the book by the way the natives sound it out. The name itself has 3 syllables that the natives interpret into six words. It is simplified to Purple. carefully read the first contact and sound out the name.

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  • Posted June 2, 2011

    Purple hint

    Think mauve.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2011

    Flying Sorcerer

    Without doubt the funniest Sci Fi story Ive read! Mr. Neiven, what is Purples real name? I have been wondering for 20 years??

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