Stephen Herfst's Reviews > Heaven Cent

Heaven Cent by Piers Anthony
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
7810111
's review
Feb 20, 12

Read in June, 1993

Piers, Piers, Piers. You are such a guilty pleasure.

I love the Xanth books because you do what you do so well. No mindless exposition and no dreary descriptions. The 'only' thing you give us is a clearly-defined 'save the princess' and a set of obstacles that the hero needs to negotiate. Oh, and a mountain of puns and creative animals / plants.

I could use this to describe almost all your books - they're cookie cutter, but my god are they addictive. I'm not sure if I were to re-read them now they'd have the same draw. And so, I won't. It's best to keep my rose-coloured glasses on while I reminisce of pillow trees that pop buttered popcorn.
1 like · likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Heaven Cent.
sign in »

No comments have been added yet.