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Bindings (The Books of Magic Novels #2)

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Do you believe in magic? Timothy Hunter is just like any other thirteen-year-old boy in London . . . except for the tiny fact that he might be the most powerful magician of his time.

An enigmatic man named Tamlin has decided that Tim is the key to saving the dying world of Faerie. But exactly how Tim is supposed to do that -- and who Tamlin really is -- remains to be seen.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 13th 2003 by Eos (first published May 1st 2003)
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Life is rough if you're a teenage wizard. No, not Harry Potter -- Timothy Hunter, a bespectacled young wizard who predates the present wizardmania. The second of Jablonski's novelizations (of Neil Gaiman's graphic novel of the same title) is a pleasant enough adaptation, although of course nobody can match Gaiman's way of storytelling.

The land of Faerie is dying. The falconer Tamlin (who can turn into a bird), onetime lover of Queen Titania, seeks to bring it back to life, but the haughty queen
Mar 21, 2012 rated it liked it
Thank goodness this was a short book, because I didn't follow a lot of what was happening. It was paced well, the writing was decent, and characters developed decently. But the plot was confusing. I had some questions that didn't get addressed in the story - mainly focused on the manticore and how he "bound" the land of Faerie.
Because of this, I'm teetering on the fence as to whether or not I'm going to continue with this series.
Juan M
Oct 21, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: infantiles
Este segundo libro, aunque tiene sus vueltas interesantes, lo vi más flojo que el anterior. En este Tim sigue preguntándose sobre la Magia (no diré mucho, no quiero tirar spoilers del anterior). A pesar de todo es llevado a la Tierra de las Hadas, donde algo no está bien. Varias aventuras y peligros lo esperan allí. Un libro como para pasar el tiempo, bueno para la edad a la cual se dirige.
Dílek do skládanky hezky zapadl. I když si už nepamatuji úplně všechno, tak něco mi v té hlavě zůstalo. Ono ani není moc možné se v této sérii ztratit, díky její jednoduchosti. Mě osobně to přijde tak trochu jako Harry Potter, ale líbí se mi to. Zvlášť, když je to podle motivu Neila Gaimana :)
Dony Grayman
Adaptación a novela de una de las historias de los Libros de la Magia.
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Jun 30, 2013 rated it liked it
The story is an acceptable novelization of the graphic novel, without taking advantage of the things a novel can do that a graphic novel can't.
Jun 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
I missed some of the characters from the first novel, but this was a good story. It wouldn't let me go, even when I got a new book to dive into. I had to finish the book and it was fun.
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Carla Jablonski is the author and editor of dozens of best-selling books for teenage and middle-grade readers. She grew up in New York City, where she attended public schools and the Bronx High School of Science. She has a BA in anthropology from Vassar College and an MA from NYU's Gallatin School, an interdisciplinary program for which she combined playwriting, the history of gender issues in 19t ...more
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