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Children's LiteratureTimothy feels like an outcast. He is the only "un magician" in the Arcanum, and he feels like he does not fit in. Finally, parliament turned to him for help. They need his magic of invention to help them solve a crisis so they will not be under attack. But the story line has several unexpected twists and turns. Creating the invention quickly becomes the least of Timothy's problems. This novel is cleverly written, with many new words for names of creatures, places, and magical inventions. The descriptions of various communities and types of cultures are exceptional, and one feels like they are there and can see the city around them. This 229-page fantasy is gripping and emotional. The book can be used for young readers interested in fantasy novels. This is the first in a saga, so the action at the end of the book does not complete the story. There were three instances in the novel where one of the characters swore. 2005, Aladdin Paperbacks, Ages 12 to 14.