Editorial Reviews. From the Publisher. Piers Anthony [Xanth] — Piers Anthony redefined the Crewel Lye (Xanth Book 8) – Kindle edition by Piers Anthony. A knight of ghosts and shadows! Jordan was a ghost in Castle Roogna now, spending his time with little five-year-old Ivy and watching his own past unfold. Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn is the eighth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

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This was another pun-filled adventure in Xanth. It was hardly the proper ending for a gallant adventure! She cuts him into pieces and buries each piece in a different remote location — knowing that if the pieces were reattached, he would be able to heal himself. This article consists almost entirely of a plot summary. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

It stars Ivy, the hero of the previous book, and it is set entirely in Castle Roogna. Jordan was a ghost in Castle Roogna now, spending his time with little five-year-old Ivy and watching his own past unfold on the magic tapestry. But she is mostly not the focus of this one; she watches the story of Jordan the Barbarian through a magic tapestry. She fights Jorden all the way.


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He also ends up trying to bring back an object to decide who will be the next King of Xanth. I’ve read this one a few times, and it’s one of crewwl top three favorites of the Xanth novels. Book ratings by Goodreads. Two big problems popped up for me because of it. The 8th Xanth novel. Mar 19, Tryniti Thresher rated it it was amazing.

But of course little Princess Ivy hears the story and figures out how to help. This book answers a question which many readers posed after reading Book 3, Castle Roogna.

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They are filled with interesting, creative renditions of fantasy creatures, with centaurs, harpies, goblins, gnomes, dragons, ogres, as well as really inspired concepts for spells and magical talents, without worrying about getting too serious about all the ramifications.

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Jordan the ghost doesn’t remember his life so Ivy decides she’s going to help him remember. Don’t you wish you had a precocious five-year-old on the solving team for every four-hundred-year-old mystery? Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? This helps the ghost, Jordan the Barbarian, remember his own story, and the book is primarily the retelling of his adventure.


Board Stiff Piers Anthony. I’d say more but I don’t want to spoil the book. He’d be the captain of the football team in high school, yet he is a misfit in Xanth. I’m happy to report that Crewel Lye is much improved over the previous book in the series, Dragon on a Pedestal. Inspired by Your Browsing History. He is a ghost in the castle Roogna.

It should be expanded to provide more balanced coverage that includes real-world context. This story is also a story within a story. A lot of series are difficult to decide a reading order for.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. That isn’t true of Xanth as the published order IS the chronological order. May 14, Maha rated it it was amazing.