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Silverlock

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Silverlock book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this classic of fantasy fiction, John Myers transports readers to a /5. I came to Silverlock by way of a brief reference in an essay on Tolkien Our protagonist,an American preppie of the most unpleasant variety undertakes a life-enhancing journey on a mysterious island after being shipwrecked A Jiminy Cricket type Silverlock book saves him from an encounter with Circe who metamorphosises him into a pig as a punishment for lust 4/4(89).

I came to Silverlock by way of a brief reference in an essay on Tolkien Our protagonist,an American preppie of the most unpleasant variety undertakes a life-enhancing journey on a mysterious island after being shipwrecked A Jiminy Cricket type guide saves him from an encounter with Circe who metamorphosises him into a pig as a punishment for lust and this /5(95).

I came to Silverlock by way of a brief reference in an essay on Tolkien Our protagonist,an American preppie of the most unpleasant variety undertakes a life-enhancing journey on a mysterious island after being shipwrecked A Jiminy Cricket type guide saves him from an encounter with Circe who metamorphosises him into a pig as a punishment for lust and this 4/4(89).

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and surely none that surpass this one." Unjustly overlooked for decades, this book lover's book has developed a devoted cult following and richly deserves a wider audience. Whether or not you recognize /5(14).

I came to Silverlock by way of a brief reference in an essay on Tolkien Our protagonist,an American preppie of the most unpleasant variety undertakes a life-enhancing journey on a mysterious island after being shipwrecked A Jiminy Cricket type guide saves him from an encounter with Circe who metamorphosises him into a pig as a punishment for lust and this /5(92).

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by John Myers Myers. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fantasy, fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Gotham Academy is a comic book series published by DC series takes place in the DC Universe's Batman mythos and follows Olive Silverlock, a teenage girl, and her friends as they encounter the mysteries and threats of Gotham's most prestigious prep school, Gotham Academy, which happens to be just across the road from the Arkham : Superhero.

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Silverlock tells the story of A. Clarence Shandon’s peregrinations through the Commonwealth of Letters. He encounters many well-known and obscure characters from literature. A key is appended for those whose readings do not yet extend to the entire corpus of world literature.

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Table of Contents. A Book Like No Other by Karen Anderson—NEW. The main character, Silverlock, finds himself stranded on a strange continent called The Commonwealth.

As he journeys with his friend Golias, he meets up with MANY familiar literary characters. The literary characters and references are scattered through the book, but John Myers Myers doesn't stick with any of them very long.

Ace Books, - Fiction - pages 9 Reviews Shipwrecked off Baltimore and rescued by a mysterious sailor, A. Clarence Sheldon is taken to an unknown land where he undertakes a physical and allegorical journey that leads to encounters with Beowulf, Robin Hood, Huck Finn, Don Quixote, the Green Knight, and the goddess Circe, culminating in a /5(9).

Silverlock (Prologue Books) - Kindle edition by Myers, John Myers. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Silverlock (Prologue Books).Reviews: Anne Silverlock. Book Lists; Anne Silverlock; Louise F. was born on in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She began to write short stories in high school and continued to write in college.

She married with a philosophy student, and they moved to Ohio, where she obtained a Masters degree and taught freshman English and her husband became a Philosophy. Ace Fantasy Books The Berkely Publishing Group Madison Avenue New York, New York A Silverlock Companion: The Life and Works of John Myers Myers edited by Fred Lerner ISBN Niekas Publications, email order from @>.

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I came to Silverlock by way of a brief reference in an essay on Tolkien Our protagonist,an American preppie of the most unpleasant variety undertakes a life-enhancing journey on a mysterious island after being shipwrecked A Jiminy Cricket type guide saves him from an encounter with Circe who metamorphosises him into a pig as a punishment for lust and this /5(61).

Silverlock. [John Myers Myers] -- [This book] is an adventure, a commentary on man's search for a satisfying vision of life, and an excursion into the legends and literature of western culture.-Back cover.

I came to Silverlock by way of a brief reference in an essay on Tolkien Our protagonist,an American preppie of the most unpleasant variety undertakes a life-enhancing journey on a mysterious island after being shipwrecked A Jiminy Cricket type guide saves him from an encounter with Circe who metamorphosises him into a pig as a punishment for lust and this Reviews: SILVERLOCK is one of the all-time great fantasy classics.

In this richly picaresque story of a modern man's fruitful adventurings in legendary realms of, ISBN Editions for Silverlock: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), Find books like Silverlock from the world’s largest community of readers.

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John Myers Myers has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Myers Myers’s most popular book is Silverlock. The author of The Wild Yazoo and The Harp and the Blade with an odd-and not too successful-bit of fantasy, a picaresque adventure tale in a never-never land, whose occupants might challenge the Quiz Kids' knowledge of literary figures.

The allegory, having to do with Silverlock's compulsive, often tortuous search for life's meaning, bogs down in the extravagances of the. Beowulf, Daniel Boone, Robin Hood, Job -- these are just a few of the people Shandon, aka Silverlock, encounters.

It is a fun and adventurous tale and the ship captain ultimately learns more about himself as he engages in various exchanges with these extraordinary figures.

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: John Myers Myers transports the reader to a world where a shipwrecked American can sing songs with Robin Hood, feast with Beowulf and ride the river in a raft stolen from Huck Finn - or be attacked by Don Quixote, challenged to a beheading contest and turned into a pig by Circe.

Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Myers, John Myers, Silverlock. New York, E.P. Dutton, (OCoLC) New York, N.Y.: Ace Books, [] Series: Ace science-fiction classic, A Edition/Format: Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Survival -- Fiction. Characters and characteristics in literature -- Fiction. Characters and characteristics in literature. View. "The stuff of wonder." — Poul Anderson. An unlikely hero washes ashore on an island rich in the legends that populate literary history.

The result is an adventure novel unlike any other, involving encounters with Robin Hood, Don Quixote, Beowulf, and the Green Knight, among other fictional luminaries. Larry Niven praised this unique fantasy world as "lifelike, but bigger than life.

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and send us a quotation request.Silverlock contains not one original charactor nor plot device, and that is its brilliance. Myers Myers weaves together people, places and action from across the western cannon. The plot and charactors make an enjoyable read, but the real fun is trying to spot the original sources.

I first ran into this book over 30 years ago, and I still find /5(61).Silverlock Quotes Showing of 6 “The steps to degradation are only three: the actuality of the shameful condition, the recognition of the actuality while feeling unable to do anything about it, and then acceptance of it as the normal state of affairs.”Author: John Myers Myers.