: 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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Wowww, I want to be half as creative as this author. View all 7 comments. And then the In the good old days, magic was indispensable—it could both save a kingdom and clear a clogged drain. Maltcassion also tells Jennifer that “As far as the average lobster is concerned mammals – with the possible exception of the armadillo – are built inside out. Well, cool, but why do I care? My favourite chapter is Maltcassionwhere Jennifer Strange talks to the dragon Maltcassion.

Rdagonslayer liked this book. Girl at Stuffco Colin Michael Carmichael Powerful wizards who once controlled the weather now did home improvements, plumbing and wiring, drain unblocking and mole charming I run Kazaman employment agency for sorcerers. He had filled in the crossword in the twenty minutes since we’d left Kazam.

And while readers who are all about romance, supernatural creatures etc will not like it, fans of books such as Jawper, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging will.

This is a quick and entertaining read with the perfect mix of adventure, humor, and feeling. The world of The Last Dragon Slayer is in the sense of technology, politics, corporate manipulations, people’s entitlement, etc. I picked it up on night before going to bed and then finished it the next night.


The Last Dragosnlayer by Jasper Fforde.

It wasn’t that it was difficult, or that it was confusing, but he quite obviously puts it there on purpose, and invites you to comment on having noticed it. In the good old days, magic was lwst, unregulated by government, and even the largest spell could be woven without filling in magic release form Bg.

All of the characters are original, comical and interesting, but the reader learns little about them. Jennifer’s problems are more complex; her boss has disappeared, her employees are at each others’ throats, and a prophecy that the last dragon will die at the hands of the Last Dragonslayer in xragonslayer a few days has dumped that problem in her lap as well.

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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Thankfully, Jennifer has Tiger Prawns, a fellow foundling just assigned to help manage the magicians, and her faithful Ddagonslayer to help. There were just no sparks. In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder! P Even the dragon of course the dragon talks in Fforde’s world!

Quotes from The Last Dragonsl The other characters are almost as wonderful. The Dragonslayer dies and she becomes the last Dragonslayer, which means that she will be the one that slays the dragon. Often described as one tenth Labrador, six tents velociraptor and three tenths kitchen food blender, the Quarkbeast’s razor sharp fangs and hideously frightening demeanour mask a quieter side that rarely, if ever, eats cats.

There is magic, Dragons, Quarkbeasts, Trolls and more.


This book won’t cure cancer or grant world peace, but it’s as excellent a diversion from sickness and war as one can hope for. There is usually fair warning, though. As usual with these things, I thought the ending was dealt with too quickly. Trivia About The Last Dragonsl Audible Download Audio Books. This is something adults can read with teens and enjoy. The story begins with year-old Jennifer Strange, who is filling in for the missing manager, Mr.

I loved the idea of magic “fading” from society.

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He tries very hard. Though Fdorde suppose my mastiff is as a reasonable facsimile as I’m likely to get. And of couse, the humour. His views on history as well humans are quite funny. Honestly, bless the Welsh for their odd looking names. All of the characters are original, comical and interesting, but the reader learns little about th The Last Dragonslayer is a good YA novel with a simplistic plot best suited for younger teens, but a whimsical style and satirical humor that is probably way over their heads.

The Loney Andrew Michael Hurley. I only stopped reading because I had to sleep, go to work and meet people for dinner.

I love Jasper Fforde’s novels for adults, and if I happen to love the Thursday Next series and merely like the Nursery Crime series, then love trumps like and I can still say that I love his books.