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Wizard of the Pigeons Read & download · 0 ¿ A gorgeously illustrated 35th anniversary edition of the urban fantasy classic featuring a new foreword by Megan Lindholm and illustrations by Tommy ArnoldSeattle a place as magical as the Emerald City Subtle magic seeps through the cracks in the paving stones of the sprawling metropolis But onlyThe rubbish or listening to warnings in the skipping rope chants of childrenWizard is bound to Seattle and her magic His gift is the Knowing a powerful enchantment allowing him to know the truth of things; to hear the life stories of ancient mummies locked behind glass cabinets to receive true fortunes from the carnival machines to reveal to ordinary people the answers to their troubles and to safeguard the city's euilibrium Th. This book has an ending I cannot comprehend Possibly the character loses the plot too So why five starsThis book does have a point What things seem and what they are depend on how we approach themEveryone has motivations and rules if we know them or not Sometimes they are beyond our ken We enter the world of a character who is perhaps mentally ill or perhaps magic or perhaps both and is very human As a reader I was left with a great deal of insight It may be that there is magic it may be there is not I read it first a long time ago and it pretty much changed my thinking This book gave me a Damascan moment

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E magic has its price; Wizard must never have than a dollar in his pocket must remain celibate and he must feed and protect the pigeonsBut a threat to Seattle has begun to emerge in the portents A malevolent force born of Wizard's forgotten past has returned to prey upon his power and taunt him with images of his obscure history; and he is the only wizard in Seattle who can face the evil and save the city his friends and himsel. 35 rounded upAn odd set of circumstances had me read this book along with Slaughterhouse Five At first glance I would negate any straightforward similarities the first being fantasy and the latter sci fi Nonetheless they both revolve mostly on the fractured mind and consciousness of what we would call the outliers of society after they own tragedies serving as a mirror and a lens back onto itselfThis book right until the last few dozen of pages could be categorized as dealing solely with the shattered psyche of so many of modern day veterans with their PTSD and hardships trying to fit back into the world they left and found ill fit to be absorbed back It is uite a slow paced book with than a few realistically depressing segments which made it into a challenging read It does manage to bear uite a few clues and imaginative descriptions and tidbits to make it an appreciative read rather than a joyful one

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Wizard of the PigeonsA gorgeously illustrated 35th anniversary edition of the urban fantasy classic featuring a new foreword by Megan Lindholm and illustrations by Tommy ArnoldSeattle a place as magical as the Emerald City Subtle magic seeps through the cracks in the paving stones of the sprawling metropolis But only the inhabitants who possess special gifts are open to the city's consciousness; finding portents in the graffiti reading messages in. A dark foreboding book rich with shadow and symbolism However the stylistic format and the murkiness of the plot just didn't grip me I just didn't identify with Wizard and it ended up being a rather tedious read I love the writer that Robin Hobb develops into even here she is brimming with talent but the overall story didn't work for me