: The Last Dragonslayer: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 1 ( ): Jasper Fforde: Books. George Webster in The Last Dragonslayer () Richard E. Grant and Ellise is based upon the fantasy novel of the same name written by Jasper Fforde. Jasper Fforde’s first work for a younger generation of readers: do they predict the death of the Last Dragon at the hands of a dragonslayer.
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The Last Dragonslayer is a fantasy novel by Jasper Fforde.
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
It is set in an alternate world in which magic is real, but has become weakened and is also being replaced by modern technology. The setting is almost like modern Britain, except that it is split into a number of small states. The story begins with year-old Jennifer Strange, who is filling in for the missing manager, Mr.
Zambini, for an employment agency for magicians called Kazam. There are prophecies that the last dragon will soon die, meaning that the dragon’s territory is up for grabs. Trying to find the truth of the matter, she finds the official Dragonslayer dragonlayer is pushed into becoming his apprentice. And from there it gets worse. The Dragonslayer dies and she becomes the last Dragonslayer, which means that she will be the one that slays the dragon.
The style is similar to his Thursday Next and Nursery Crimes series, but the assumptions and world-rules are very different. Unlike other Jasper Fforde novels, there are no obvious references to specific works of fiction, even though many standard ghe of fantasy are used for comic effect.
It is also available as an Enhanced Editions iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad application containing the audiobook synchronised to the full text. Grant as the voice of the dragon. Family Chrgd reran it 13 October From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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