By Piers Anthony
Xanth was once the enchanted land the place magic ruled--where each citizen had a distinct spell in simple terms he may perhaps solid. that's, apart from Bink of North Village. He was once convinced he possessed no magic, and knew that if he didn't locate a few quickly, he will be exiled. based on the great Magician Humpfrey, the charts acknowledged that Bink was once as strong because the King or perhaps the Evil Magician Trent. regrettably, not anyone may make sure its shape. in the meantime, Bink was once in melancholy. If he didn't locate his magic quickly, he will be compelled to leave....
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A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth, Book 1) by Piers Anthony