Panix: Magician Spy

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Panix is born with extraordinary magical talents in a world where magicians are mere tradesman. He takes a position in a far land but his abilities create jealousies which cost him his job and his marriage. Without employment, he is recruited by his homeland's secret service and embarks on a new career just as a rival nation is about to invade his adopted country. More

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Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Words: 107,130
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476179988
About Guy Antibes

It seems that I've always liked a light version of fantasy. In my younger years, I really liked the prose of Jack Vance. His SF work was a combination of fantasy and SF. He wasn't an acquired taste for me as he was for many. My writing can by a bit wry as his was, but I find that I really like to write action/adventure. Generally my heroes and heroines end up with a sword or some other instrument of mayhem in their hands.

I don't go for too much in the way of dragons, elves, gnomes, unicorns, dwarves and other magical creatures. Sorcerers aplenty, but that's where I generally stop. Typically there is a little romance involved to lighten up the fighting and ensorcelling.

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Review by: Doug Morrison-Cleary on April 03, 2012 :
I enjoyed this book. It had some very interesting ideas about the place of magic in a technological (steam-age but not steampunk) world. It's also a story of obsession and redemption with good character development.

The writing style reminds me a little of, perhaps, Jane Austen and took some getting use to but I never felt like putting the book down. It is clever, interesting and its world is one I would love to explore further.
(reviewed 4 days after purchase)

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