Thraxas and the Elvish Isles by Martin Scott

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In the fourth book of the Thraxas series, Thraxas is invited to the Elvish Island of Avula. Sailing south means he can avoid the harsh Turanian winter, and escape from Makri, who's recent behaviour has outraged all decent citizens. Makri refuses to be left behind, much to the displeasure of the Turanian Prince, who knows her Orcish blood isn't going to be welcome on any Elvish island. Once there, Thraxas finds himself involved in the puzzling case of the Elvish sacred tree, and Makri starts giving sword-fighting lessons to a very puny young Elf. As a restful holiday, Thraxas's voyage south doesn't work out as well as he hoped. There's a lot more Elvish crime than he expected, and he ends up in conflict with virtually everyone on Avula. This is a new edition with an introduction by the author.
 

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Martin Scott is the pseudonym under which Martin Millar writes his humorous fantasy adventures about Thraxas the sybaritic overweight private eye and man of action in a fantasy world of elves, Orcs, and mean streets. There are six Thraxas novels in print, with a seventh soon to be published, and "The Guardian" has praised the series as ablindingly funny, deeply subversive, a while "SFX" calls Thraxas aa pulp fiction hero par excellence.a Martin Millar, under his own name, has written several mainstream novels, such as, "The Good Fairies of New York", "Love and Peace with Melody Paradise", and his newest novel, "Suzy, Led Zeppelin and Me", which "The Guardian" called abrillianta and the London "Times" praised as one of the few agreat rock novels.a Millar has been compared to Kurt Vonnegut and Armistead Maupin, and "The Edinburgh Times" calls him aone of Britain's most gifted underground writers.a Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, he lives in London, England in a flat filled with videos of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
 
Published August 3, 2000 by BookBaby. 186 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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