11 edition of The first two lives of Lukas-Kasha found in the catalog.
After paying a silver penny to encourage a magician to perform in the town square, a carpenter"s helper is conjured to a strange place where the people call him King of Abadan.
|LC Classifications||PZ7.A3774 Fi 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||213 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||213|
|LC Control Number||77026699|
used books, rare books and new books 'The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha' Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. Learn More at LibraryThing. Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, Westmark, the first five Vesper Holly adventures, and all of the Prydain chronicles. Preferred Citation note [Description and date of item], [Box and folder number], Lloyd Alexander papers, , Free Library of Philadelphia, Children’s Literature Research Size: KB.
The First Two Lives of Lukas Kasha was the first one my husband read aloud to our family some twenty-five years ago. We’ve read it together at least half a dozen times since. It remains one of my favorites among Alexander’s stand-alone works. (Another one . The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha. The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha is a standalone novel written by Lloyd Alexander in It follows the adventures of a young man named Lukas-Kasha who finds himself in another world after paying a street magician to perform a magic trick.
The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha is either the first or second Lloyd Alexander book I ever read. (It’s a tossup between this and The Arcadians, but since I read—er, devoured—both of them within a hour period, but I can’t remember which one I technically opened first.)It holds a special place in my heart with all Lloyd Alexander books, because not only are they wonderful . The second book of Lloyd Alexander's Westmark Trilogy explores the darker side of humanity and will leave you questioning is traveling Westmark, learning about the country of which he will soon be Prince Consort.
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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/5.
The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha is no exception. I'm reading Lloyd Alexander's works in order and am happily surprised by books like this one that I never knew existed.
As with all of Alexander's books, a reader can enjoy the well-plotted story which seems like a long-lost folk tale just now brought to light/5.
Lukas Kasha much grow up, learn to govern, and stick to his morals in a kingdom of very few morals. (Killing is the norm for many of the people in this new land.) The plot is fast paced and the characters are fun. It is easy to get swept up in reading The first two lives of Lukas-Kasha book book and loose all /5(17).
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Buy a cheap copy of The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha book by Lloyd Alexander. Lukas is in the town square, watching a seedy-looking magician--and the next thing he knows, he's drowning in a far-distant sea.
When he comes ashore, the first Free shipping over $/5(5). Lukas-Kasha may be the official ne'er-do-well in Zara-Petra, but a seemingly harmless magic trick brings him to Abadan, where he is called King Kasha.
The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha. By Lloyd Alexander. Grades.When he comes ashore, the first people he meets hail him as king of Abadan. Being king is fine with Lukas; that is.
HB, VG-/G, red cloth boardspp. Beautiful pictoral dustjacket in clear archival film, Creases to edges and corners with small tears to spine, no loss, flaps have creases and tears some loss to front flap. Boards show minor rubbing to edges and corners, and there are two tape ghosts on front cover, inside has usual library marks and fepp are scarred from sticker and pocket.
Emerging from a river to find himself king of an exotic and dangerous world, former ne'er-do-well Lukas rises grandly to the occasion, placing more demands upon himself than are imposed by the situation, while occasionally berating the shabby traveling conjurer who seems to have transported him therethough Lukas doesn't know if the man has power to snatch him.
Lukas is in the town square, watching a seedy-looking magician'and the next thing he knows, he's drowning in a far-distant sea. When he comes ashore, the first people he meets hail him as king of Abadan. Being king is fine with Lukas; that is, it would be fine if everyone wasn't trying to murder him!?A fantasy so original, told in such imaginative English, that it may be considered.
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First, and arguably most importantly, in The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, Alexander turns his trickster character, almost always the sidekick, into the hero. Oh, certainly, Alexander had used. The first complete English translation was that of Lady Charlotte Guest () and it’s available at Sacred Texts.
Here’s the link for the second edition of ). In an interview with Scholastic, Alexander tells us that he spent a little time in Wales during World War II and fell in love with it and that the mythological part of the.
I read somewhere (and I'll have to find the citation before Tuesday night!) that The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha was a very personal book for Lloyd Alexander. This is not hard to believe.
Storytelling plays a crucial part in the book, and Alexander was a master storyteller. Lukas-Kasha is a layabout young man who is at his best when making. Free Download: The False Prince: Book 1 of the Ascendance Trilogy by Jennifer A.
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Titles represented include The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, Westmark, the first five Vesper Holly adventures, and all of the Prydain chronicles.
Cite as [Description and date of item], [Box and folder number], Lloyd Alexander papers,Free Library of Philadelphia, Children’s Literature. The First Two Lives of Lukas Kasha ends with the main character saving the day, learning his lesson and being very violently torn from all the friends he's made over the course of the book including the girl he may or may not have fallen in love with, along with any influence he may have had over that world.
Instead, he is sent back to his home. The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha by Lloyd Alexander avg rating — ratings — published — 10 editions.Title: The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha Author(s): Lloyd Alexander ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Topeka Bindery.The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, Lloyd Alexander Boy/Girl, 5th-8th Grade, Fantasy/Adventure.
Lukas is in the town square, watching a seedy-looking magician--and the next thing he knows, he's drowning in a far-distant sea.
When he comes ashore, the first people he meets hail him as king of Abadan.