On Xanth, a world where every citizen possesses some sort of special ability, Bink, a young man, lives his life as a powerless being. If he cannot develop some sort of skill, however, he will be exiled.
Set in a small, rural Minnesota community in the early 1960's, asthmatic 11-year-old Reuben Land observes exceptional events taking place in his family while under the care of his nurturing and otherworldly father.
Takes place on the Siberian plain, where human development is encroaching on the tigers' habitat and one tiger turns on the intruders. With townspeople being tracked and hunted with an ... See full summary »
A heroin addict incarcerated for a robbery escapes prison and reinvents himself as a doctor in the slums of Bombay; his ties to the crime underworld there lead him to Afghanistan, where he ... See full summary »