The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha

The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha In The Busy Village Square, Lukas Is Drawn To A Magician Called Battisto The Magnificent, Who Promiese Adventure To Anyone Who Will Pay For It Anxious For Excitement, Lukas Spends A Silver Coin And Volunteers To Take Part In Battisto S Magic He Is Plunged Into A Tub Of Water And Finds Himself Washed Ashore In A New Land Of Palaces And Hidden Treasure.To His Astonishment, Lukas Is Hailed King Of Abadan By Those Who Find Him But His Life In The Palace Is Endangered By Rivals Who Threaten To Overthrow Him Running For His Life, Lukas Takes Off With The Court Astrologer, A Hot Tempered Slave Girl, And A Poet Not In His Wildest Dreams Could Lukas Have Imagined This Strange Turn Of Events And The Adventure Is Just Beginning In this middle grade tale inspired by fifteenth century Persian history, lovable good for nothing Lukas Kasha is magically transported to an unknown kingdom, where he quite accidentally is selected by the chief soothsayer to become the new king Though all his fantasies of the good life have suddenly been realized, Lukas manages to flub it up by actually trying to be a good king Before long he s on the run with an ascerbic former slave girl and an impudent public versifier, and manyadvent In th
As fun and exciting as the other Lloyd Alexander books I have read before, with the same love of jingle jangle explored in a helpful jester like character. This was, I believe, the first book I ever read by the author of the wonderful Prydain Chronicles and so many other favorite books It was when I was a child myself, and not just a grown up specializing in book reviews of children s books Coming back to it after so many years, I remembered only a little about it, apart from the exotic impression
I couldn t say exactly why, but ever since I first read it, The First Two Lives of Lukas Kasha has been one of my favorite Lloyd Alexander books It s certainly true to his style bumbling boys who haven t a clue getting thrown into adventures in which they grow hugely brave, bright young women who arethan they seem foolish poets who are wiser than they appear grand adventure at every turn humor and irony abundantly available and lessons to be learned in the most enjoyable way of all I couldn t say exactly why, but ever since I first read it, The First Two Lives of Lukas Kasha has been one of my favorite Lloyd Alexander books It s certainly true to his style bumbling boys who haven t a clue getting thrown into adventures in which they grow hugely brave, bright young women who arethan they seem foolish poets who are wiser than they appear grand adventure at every turn humor and irony abundantly available and lessons to be learned in the most enjoyable way of all through story I really enjoy the characters in this book I think it s especially nice that Lukas is quite clever however clueless he may seem and that he grows so much through his adventures He s the sort of character that you really don t particularly like at the beginning, but he grows on you rather I think the setting suits the story well also flavored by the legends of ancient Persia, yet unique to this tale Plus
The first Two Lives of Lukas Kasha Lukas Kasha, a beggar boy, is pushed through a bucket into a magical land called Abadan While escaping from a power hungry vizier, Lukas Kasha gains amazing friends and both wonderful and terrifying experiences The First Two Lives Of Lukas Kasha is an exciting, action filled story that is interesting, and fun to read The characters in this story were phenomenal I could really emphasize with them, and their personalities were varied My favorite character wa The first Two Lives of Lukas Kasha Lukas Kasha, a beggar boy, is pushed through a bucket into a magical land called Abadan While escaping from a power hungry vizier, Lukas Kasha gains amazing friends and both wonderful and terrifying experiences The First Two Lives Of Lukas Kasha is an exciting, action filled story that is interesting, and fun to read The characters in this story were phenomenal I could really emphasize with them, and their
This book is worth reading for if nothing else than the curses and insults Scrofulous camel in the tent of prosperity May you have the seven year itch and only two years to scratch It s is a great adventure story, set in a different world, with a great sense of humor sprinkled throughout. This book jumps directly into the story promised on the back of the book, and the main character doesn t waste chapters upon chapters of time in a confused daze, trying to figure out if he s really been transported into another world or not He is amusingly clever, but not perfectly so, and requires the help of his companions.The ending is view spoiler bittersweet The main character has matured and beco
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Oh man, I have mixed feelings I liked this book quite a bit, but the ending It left me SO unsettled Maaaebleeageracgh The First Two Lives of Lukas Kasha is a marvelous little book Weaving fairytale style narrative together with elements from The Kestrel perhaps from Coelho s, The Alchemist, and plot pieces that mimic what Addison later constructed in The Goblin Emperor, Alexander really outdid himself in this forgotten little novel I would wager that it s likely his best piece, fully rivaling The Black Cauldron, making up for its lack of dark gravity with humor, wit, and not a little wisdom.Lukas Kasha is a The First Two Lives of Lukas Kasha is a marvelous little book Weaving fairytale style narrative together with elements from The Kestrel perhaps from Coelho s, The Alchemist, and plot pieces that mimic what Addison later constructed in The Goblin Emperor, Alexander really outdid himself in this for
One of Lloyd Alexander s better stories As usual, the Author manages to introduce and familiarize the Reader with the main character very quickly, while wasting absolutely no time in delving into the story Lukas Kasha is hilarious right off a likable Aladdin, in many ways and promises to be one of those cheeky, witty fellows who is surprisingly fun and not just a completely useless lout And naturally, all of the characters Lukas meets along his adventures all have unquie personalities, ut One of Lloyd Alexander s better stories As usual, the Author manages to introduce and familiarize the Reader with the main character very quickly, while wasting absolutely no time in delving into the story Lukas Kasha is hilarious right off a likable Aladdin, in many ways and promises to be one of those cheeky, witty fellows who is surprisingly fun and not just a completely useless lout And naturally, all of the characters Lukas meets along his adventures all have unquie personalities, utterly likable in their own right, or horrible villains Sur Jehan is a strong female character who can be stubborn, isn t afraid of speaking her mind, and knows how to look after herself However, unlike so many strong female characters in modern literature, Sur Jehan is believable and doesn t have the modern macho girl image that is so disgusting to me.Having collected a nice array of people about him, Lukas is thrust into the s

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  • Hardcover
  • 213 pages
  • The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha
  • Lloyd Alexander
  • English
  • 21 July 2018
  • 0525297480