How to read The Magic of Xanth

If you want to know how to read The Magic of Xanth series, here you will find the answer. This fantasy series was intended to be a trilogy, instead,  Xanth is one of the longest fantasy series of all time.

This story,  by author Piers Anthony, narrates the story of different magicians. In the world of Xanth, every human is born with a magical ability, called talent. The first two novels in this series have Bink as the main character, a human that apparently was born without any magical ability. However, in the subsequent novels, the main characters will vary being some of them: Ivy, Dor or Jordan the Barbarian.

In what order should I read The Magic of Xanth?

In case you want to know the proper reading order for this series, I recommend you reading them in published order. The Magic of Xanth is a really long saga, with 41 novels already published and four more to be published.

This is the best order to read this saga by Piers Anthony,

Xanth how to read:

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  • A Spell for Chameleon
  •  The Source of Magic
  • Castle Roogna
  • Centaur Aisle
  •  Ogre, Ogre
  •  Night Mare
  •  Dragon on a Pedestal
  • Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn
  • Golem in the Gears
  • Vale of the Vole
  • Heaven Cent
  •  Man from Mundania
  •  Isle of View
  • Question Quest
  •  The Color of Her Panties
  • Demons Don't Dream
  • Harpy Thyme
  •  Geis of the Gargoyle
  •  Roc and a Hard Place
  • Yon Ill Wind
  •  Faun & Games
  •  Zombie Lover
  •  Xone of Contention
  • The Dastard
  •  Swell Foop
  • Up in a Heaval
  • Cube Route
  •  Currant Events
  • Pet Peeve
  •  Stork Naked
  • Air Apparent
  • Two to the Fifth
  • Jumper Cable
  • Knot Gneiss
  • Well-Tempered Clavicle
  • Luck of the Draw
  •  Esrever Doom
  • Board Stiff
  • Five Portraits
  • Isis Orb 
  • Ghost Writer in the Sky
  • Fire Sail
  • Jest Right
  • Skeleton Key
  • A Tryst of Fate

If you were wondering what is the best order here you have the answer. Keep reading!

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