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Esrever Doom

Esrever Doom

A Fun-Filled Adventure in the Magical Land of Xanth

Xanth (Volume 37)

Piers Anthony

Tor Fantasy


Piers Anthony's 37th adventure in Xanth changes the Mood to one of Doom!

Kody woke up in a hospital bed, not knowing how he got there. Before his questions could be answered, he was told that he was about to undergo surgery, and that there could be some side effects…. And then he woke up again, this time in Xanth.

Kody is the only person in Xanth who has not been affected by a dreadful spell that reverses how people see each other. What was adorable is now loathsome. What was ugly is now beautiful. What was loved is now hated. Kody has clearly arrived just in time! Only he has any hope of reversing the spell, turning Esrever Doom into Reverse Mood.


Kody woke when the nurse came into his hospital room. He felt awful. "What happened?"
"Ah, you're awake," the nurse said. "The doctor will be with you shortly. Now if you will just sign this admittance...

Praise for Esrever Doom

“Anthony serves up the 36th entry in his pun-packed fantasy series, set in the fictional realm of Xanth, a place full of magic, humor, and wordplay. [...] In Xanth, all is not what it seems.” —Kirkus Reviews -

Reviews from Goodreads

Piers Anthony

PIERS ANTHONY is one of the world's most popular fantasy authors. His thirty-six previous Xanth novels, including Knot Gneiss, Well-Tempered Clavicle, and Luck of the Draw, have been read and loved by millions of readers around the world. He daily receives hundreds of letters and emails from his devoted fans, whose ingenious ideas are often incorporated into Anthony's tales. He lives in Inverness, Florida.

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