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In Between Dragons

3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The volumes in Mr. McGulvey's library lead Sherman Potts through gateways into one weird and fantastical world after another, but an addition to the library threatens to destroy the entire network of worlds.
Mass Market Paperback, 181 pages
Published August 1st 1990 by Spectra
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Oct 25, 2009 rivka rated it 2 of 5 stars
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Sherman Potts in a teen boy who hates his life. So he imagines another one -- as a dragon fighter. And another one, as a psychic. And another one, as the leader of a colony . . . .

The interplay of realities was amusing. But I don't think I needed quite that much insight into the thoughts of teen boys. >_<
I don't know if I can describe In Between Dragons breifly. It's pretty complex for short book. The main character is Sherman. He is sixteen years old and he's discovered a magic library run by a "Mr. McGulvey" and he's been spending his free time at the library living through the adventures in the books there.

In one adventure he's a knight of Cuspidor. Cuspidor is a big city, not unlike Chicago and it has a dragon problem. The dragons of Cuspidor are embarked in a campaign to poison the people o
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Michael Kandel (born 1941) is an American translator and author of science fiction.

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