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The Goblin's Apprentice (Noggle Stones #1)

4.29 of 5 stars 4.29  ·  rating details  ·  21 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In his tortured dreams, the mad goblin scholar, Bugbear, saw the coming war. Pride would crumble to dust. Glory would melt to tears. Wisdom would shatter to madness. And the shadows would reign supreme. Only an eldritch scroll, a humble bee, and Bugbear's awkward human apprentice could win this desperate struggle...a conflict that began in a time now remembered only in fad ...more
Paperback, 387 pages
Published April 26th 2008 by Dailey Swan Pub (first published August 1st 2003)
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James M.
I discovered Wil Radcliff while I was working part-time for my agent. Noggle Stones was originally self-published, but Wil wanted to reach a broader audience through a traditional publisher.

I read his query and was immediately interested in the story, so I requested his manuscript. Mind you, as an associate literary agent, 99% of what I read is garbage, so when I first started reading Noggle Stones I was blown out of my chair. His prose is brilliant; every sentence in the book is a work of art.
Bill Tillman
While searching for the lost ruins of an ancient temple, the mad goblin scholar, Bugbear, and his gambler cousin, Tudmire, come into possession of a most peculiar scroll. It is through this scroll that the mystical world of Annwfn and the world of 19th Century humanity are suddenly and inadvertently thrust together. Allying themselves with the awkward human stage magician, Martin Manchester, and the fierce warrior woman, Maga, Bugbear and Tudmire must rally the frightened folk of the small town ...more
Very amusing funny read. Good book if your just looking for a light read to fill the time.
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