Maxwell's Demon: "Master of the Five Magics" by Lyndon Hardy

Master of the Five Magics - Lyndon Hardy

(Original Review, 1980-10-02)

Just out from Del Rey is MASTER OF THE FIVE MAGICS by Lyndon Hardy (who "became interested in fantasy while wandering through the fringes of fandom as an undergraduate at Caltech"). My skepticism was challenged by the cover blurb's claim, "one of the most logical detail of the laws of magic ever to appear in fantasy".
If you're into stuff like this, you can read the full review.