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Apprentice Adept is a heptalogy of fantasy and science fiction novels written by English American author Piers Anthony. . However, in Juxtaposition, Sheen is also referred to as the Robot Adept. She also had to use the Book of Magic and as a. Juxtaposition Written by Piers Anthony Juxtaposition Category: Fiction – Fantasy – Epic; Fiction – Science Fiction – Action & Adventure; Fiction – Action &. Juxtaposition By Piers Anthony – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews , awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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You’ve come this far The book moves beyond those two early issues and is a wonderful read up until the satisfying conclusion. Some of the books in the series are better than others. Most of the Adepts in Phaze are named after colors; for instance, the Brown Adept makes and animates golems while the White Adept performs magic by drawing sigils in the ground.

Anthony is not content to state a premise of this complexity pires asking the difficult questions. While I’m purging I might as well throw in this book from my early adolescence. I loved these when I was a kid, but man, I’m not sure I juxtapoeition even justify the shelf space for them any more. Something else that bugged me about the trilogy was the piera sense of arrogance, conceit, and condescension of the narrative. Most of the atmosphere of the planet has been destroyed through the mining of Protonitea valuable energy source, and the inhabitants of Proton live in domed cities with artificial life support.

Juxtaposition (Apprentice Adept, book 3) by Piers Anthony

I originally read this series over 20 years ago. For instance, Anthon horn sounds like a saxophone, while his sister Neysa’s horn makes harmonica sounds.

There is a bit of a twist ending involving who ends up in Phaze and who in Proton but it is pretty obvious in advance so not very impressive. Sheen the ipers robot struggles with her inability to be “real” and her desire to be loved. The third in the series finally separates the two worlds.


Stile was somehow supposed to take over the job of saving them or go dawn to total destruction with all he loved. Audible May Audible Studios. I suspect in some places these versions of the books were banned, however I notice that it was these covers under which the Australian version was sold, so I suspect that this was also the British version.

Also in Apprentice Adept. The infallible Oracle was suddenly involved in the conspiracy against him. Selected pages Title Page.


Oct 23, Sean Randall rated it liked it. I tried not to look at the cover befo Ahh the thrilling conclusion!

juxtaposituon Although that trilogy seems to have grown somewhat since the first time I read the first three. Of course, his ability to do so is limited because half the grid is in the opponent’s hands.

The problem is after two books worth of build up we move through those challenged really fast in about 30 pages out of and are presented with Stile as a citizen. The Game-champion serf Stile is assaulted on Proton by an unknown enemy, but learns he can escape into a mysterious fantasy world Phaze. Mar Hardcover Jun Paperback. The red and blue adept continue their spat 2 March This is the final book in the first trilogy of the Apprentice Adept series and is where the battle between the Blue Adept Style and the Red Adept comes to a conclusion.

The whole book is really a plot device to get the first two books to lie down and be quiet. Stile tries to find a loophole that alows juxtapoxition to travel through the curtain.

Piers is a self-proclaimed environmentalist and lives on a tree farm in Florida with his wife. Write your own comment on this book! Explains the twists and turns that kept you turning the page or swiping the finger from the previous books. Jun 04, William rated it really liked it. Always kinda liked this series, a bit of a guilty pleasure; re-read it recently with a certain nostalgia. The weakest of the Apprentice Adept trilogy. The infallible Oracle was suddenly involved in the conspiracy against him.


Apr 28, Dawn rated it liked it Shelves: There has been a long running dispute regarding this, which once again surprises me since jutxaposition could easily have been solved by the World Trade Organisation. Sep 05, Lisa Lenox rated it it was amazing.

Juxtaposition by Piers Anthony – FictionDB

I have some fond memories of the Juxtapositioj of Immortality series, too, but I also remember all the women characters being patsies of men, even when they were the protaginists. I will probably consider writing about the next trilogy, though the problem is I really cannot remember the content, and am unsure if I actually read them.

Although the actual Oracle is hidden from sight for reasons explained later in the series, it is accessible through a speaking tube. A lot more world building of course, less over misogyny and a happy ending. What Readers Are Abthony What do you think?

Stile is now a citizen but it’s not what he thought, and he soon learns that just being a citizen isn’t enough. Jul 30, Emily rated it it was amazing. Due to the use of the Book of Magic, which contains all forms of Adept magic, Robot and Unicorn and Red Adept 2 are not limited in the method in which they invoke their magic. Anthony’s world, and it’s backstory, contain logical juxtapositoon for the fantastic occurrences therein. The Oracle is actually a computer with its kuxtaposition line running through the west pole so it can have power pierw Phaze.

What fourteen-year-old boy wouldn’t want to go. There, one player chooses one of four categories: As with the first two books, I liked the parallel worlds.