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Majyk By Design (Majyk #3)

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Looks can kill, or so thinks apprentice wizard Kendar Gangle. Curio, the number-one bookcover model, is suspected of foul play when his major rival in the hunk department disappears. Kendar is trying to get to the bottom of things, but that's nearly impossible with his snide feline sidekick and warrior ex-wife in tow!
Paperback, 252 pages
Published November 1st 1994 by Ace (first published 1994)
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Sep 10, 2016 tENTATIVELY, cONVENIENCE rated it liked it
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by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE - September 10, 2016

Having already read the 1st 2 bks of this trilogy I wasn't really in any hurry to read this last one. You can read my review of Majyk By Accident here: & of Majyk by Hook or Crook here: . As I wrote at the beginning of my review of the latter:

"In my 55 or so yrs of reading SF & Fantasy I've more or less never got
Mar 24, 2013 Annie rated it liked it
Page 133: "You lousy thickwit snot brained excuse for a wizard!" Through 3 books in this series, That description fit Kendar Gangle perfectly. I was beginning to despair that Kendar would never think for himself or apply his talents or just grow up. Finally, in the last few chapters of this book, he showed signs of intelligence. What a relief! Actually, this book was the best of the three because of all the action and the plot twists. I found myself tensely reading to see what happened next. All ...more
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I love this one. Humorous fantasy at its best. I've yet to run into anybody else who's read it, though. Deserves more recognition.
The last part and by far the funniest.
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Esther M. Friesner was educated at Vassar College, where she completed B.A's in both Spanish and Drama. She went to on to Yale University; within five years she was awarded an M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish. She taught Spanish at Yale for a number of years before going on to become a full-time author of fantasy and science fiction. She has published twenty-seven novels so far; her most recent titles ...more
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