Peregrine Secundus

Peregrine Secundus

by Avram Davidson


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Peregrine, bastard son of King Paladrine, thought he had trouble when he was transformed by a sorcerer into a falcon. In fact, his real troubles began when the prepubescent Princess Ruby accidentally changed him back into...well, almost a prince: A bastard.

Whereupon he was dragged off by a dyspeptic dragon, smooched by a sphinx, wooed by the weefolk, and finally appointed Sub-Imperial-sub-Legate, which is still not quite a prince, but somewhat more elegant than a bastard....

Rich in an exotic sense of place and love of strange incident, this second book in the Peregrine series is a dryly and exuberantly funny peregrination through the lighter side of the dark ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425048290
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/1981
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Scott McLetchie

Avram Davidson's novels Peregrine: Primus and Peregrine: Secundus are quite amusing, especially if you are interested in late antique religious practice.

John Clute

"[Davidson is] perhaps SF's most explicitly literary author... . It is hard to imagine the genre that could encompass him; it is even more difficult to imagine fantasy or SF without him.—The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

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