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Island of the Undead (Fighting Fantasy #51)

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Ancient evil has come to Solani Island!

The mysterious sorcerers of Solani Island have protected the local people from danger for many years. Now, it seems, their power has been usurped. An evil force holds sway across the land, an evil that seems to hold the power over life and death itself!

A hero is urgently needed to journey to Solani Island and discover what has happene
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 26th 1992 by Puffin Books
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David Sarkies
Feb 14, 2015 David Sarkies rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People who enjoy these books
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A quest to learn the fate of a coven of wizards
14 February 2015

Not only is this one quite long, but it is also quite difficult in that there are a couple of puzzles that you need to solve to be able to determine the paragraph number. There is even one puzzle where the riddle is written in code, so you have to decipher the code before solving the riddle (and codes and riddles have never been my strong point). This adventure also has an incredible number of objects that you need to collect, thoug
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Mar 20, 2015 Tazio Bettin rated it liked it
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This book is divided into two sections: one is an exploration of the namesake island, which is cool and enjoyable with a good balance of clues and puzzles, and the second, a terribly dull and boring dungeon, where all your choices are about opening the right door or the left door, do this or do that, and there's little in the way of atmosphere or story. It's also horribly difficult and you have to take exactly the right steps, or risk not to have necessary items or fall into instant kill traps. ...more
Sep 02, 2014 A. rated it liked it
My first "role-playing" book, played it when I was 13 or 14. I had a french version translated as "Les Mages de Solani" - wonderful at the beginning, it gets annoying and challenging as you die more often in battles - or choose the wrong paths.
Oct 04, 2009 David rated it really liked it
This was a really good gamebook. The story/mystery was good, the areas that can be explored and the paths that can be taken both have good variety.
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