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The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander - The Literary Phoenix
So much of me wanted to roll my eyes at the common tropes and general unoriginality in The Book of Three… but then I had to remind myself: this book was first published in 1964. A lot of the tired tropes in The Book of Three were fresh and new 54 years ago. For all the fantasy I read, I rarely stumble across classic epic fantasy I haven’t read before. That makes this a bit complicated to review. So. Taking a step back from modern fantasy. Taking a step back from the diverse themes and relationships woven into a lot of the …