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The Last Dragonslayer

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FFORDE, Jasper
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This is a highly imaginative and very funny and entertaining book, with a great heroine who is never at her wits’ end. It has two sequels, The Song of the Quarkbeast and The Return of Shandar.


  • WINNER The Wodehouse Prize 2004 (for The Well of Lost Plots)


  • PAOLINI, Christopher: The Inheritance Cycle (Alfred A. Knopf 2003ff) [after self-publication of first volume in 2002]; the adventutres of Eragon and his dragon Saphira.
  • Game of Thrones Series (2011) based on Martin's novels.
  • Going Postal (TV series, 2010) TV series based on of Terry Pratchett's Discworld.
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) the first of eight films featuring the adventures of Harry Potter.
  • MARTIN, George R. R.: A Song of Ice and Fire Series (Bantam 1996ff.)
  • McCAFFREY, Ann: The Dragonriders of Pern Series (Ballantine 1968ff., 22 books)

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