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Isis Orb

Narrated by: Brett Barry
Series: Xanth, Book 40
Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
4 out of 5 stars (45 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In Xanth, everyone has a talent. But that doesn't mean everyone loves his talent, and no one understands that better than Hapless. Endowed with the ability to conjure any instrument he wants, Hapless could be an extraordinary musician if only he could play a tune that didn't fall ear-piercingly flat. His one desire is to find an instrument he can play. When the Good Magician hears about Hapless's desperate desire, he sends the young man on a quest to find the elusive Isis Orb, a magical talisman that could fulfill his wish. Setting out to achieve the impossible, Hapless meets an eclectic mix of creatures that join him on his journey, all with wishes they hope the Isis Orb will grant.

©2016 Piers Anthony (P)2016 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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Xanth

Xanth is a wonderful series of books! I have loved them since I discovered them in my uncles bookcase at 13 years old. Ever since I have made sure to read each novel when it comes out.

Piers Anthony is a wonderful author who, I believe, is underrated. If you haven't started reading or listening to his novels I strongly recommend them. My first was "Man from Mundania".

Brett Barry was a wonderful choice of readers. his voice is easy to listen to. I wish he would read the entire Xanth series, including the ones that were recorded in the 80's.

Give this book a shot! You will love it!

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The book was great

The book was great but the Person reading needs to work on how to read a book and using voice for other characters I wish they had more of the Xanth Serses available

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Another great Xanth book

Another great Xanth book and the narrator is great too. He really brings the characters and story to life.

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the narration ruined it for me

I love the xanth series. ogre, ogre was the first novel I ever read, and I've never read a xanth book I didn't love. I hadn't read this one before, and it was like, one of only a couple xanth books on here so I got it, but the voice was so irritating and unlike how I read them that I couldn't get through it at all
I am actually really sad about it I don't mean to bad mouth the narrator I just really couldn't deal with it

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Poor narration

Read way too fast, and his character voices could be hard to understand. Can not recommend this audio book

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perfect book if you are a 12 year old BOY

really!!! so disappointed. This one is being returned. Can't believe a grown man is selling a book that seems to be based on panties, breasts and quests. I haven't gotten too far into the book. I can't get past the fact that the main character keeps going on and on about the other characters curves and about how he keeps passing out or nearly so when he sees their panties and breasts which of course the females in the story are all topless. This story is so sucky.

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  • Dave Stanton
  • 10-04-18

Great story... But!

Great sorry as always from Piers but please please never do try to do a British accent again! That was painful.