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Fools Errant

(1994)
(The first book in the Archonate series)
A novel by

 
 
In the Penultimate Age of the Archonate, callow young fop Filidor Vesh is perfectly content to spend his days in the pursuit of shallow amusements, until he is summoned by a wizened old dwarf in need of a voluntary good deed - deliver a parcel to his uncle, the all -powerful and original 98th Archon, sole ruler of the world. So begins Filidor's reluctant odyssey through peculiar provinces peopled with odious denizens, including such road killers as mutant rodents, alien ants and a vengeful thamaturge. Now in terra incognito, his narrow conception of life shaken to the extreme, Filidor will strive to say and do the right things...and grow up in the process.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"A fine fantasy novel ... develops into a coming-of-age story with an original twist ... clever, literate, thoughtful." - Piers Anthony


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Used availability for Matthew Hughes's Fools Errant

Hardback Editions

March 2001 : USA Hardback

Title: Fools Errant
Author(s): Matthew Hughes
ISBN: 0-7595-0190-4 / 978-0-7595-0190-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oxmoor House
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March 2001 : USA Hardback

Title: Fools Errant (Oeb)
Author(s): Matthew Hughes
ISBN: 0-7595-2072-0 / 978-0-7595-2072-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oxmoor House
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Paperback Editions

March 2001 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Fools Errant
Author(s): Matthew Hughes
ISBN: 0-446-60923-4 / 978-0-446-60923-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aspect
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Kindle Editions

January 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Fools Errant (Filidor Vesh Book 1)
Author(s): Matthew Hughes
Publisher: Matthew Hughes
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