Harpy Thyme  
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Author(s) Piers Anthony
Cover artist Darrell K. Sweet
Carol Russo Design
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Fantasy
Publisher Tor Books
Publication date January 1994
Media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback)
Pages 314 pp (hardcover 1st ed.)
ISBN 0312853904
OCLC Number 28964406
Dewey Decimal 813/.54 20
LC Classification PS3551.N73 H37 1994
Preceded by Demons Don't Dream
Followed by Geis of the Gargoyle

Harpy Thyme is the seventeenth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony. Gloha Goblin-Harpy is searching for love, and decides to ask the Magician Humfrey where she can find it. He tells her to ask his second son Crombie the Soldier. Gloha goes on a quest for love, accompanied by Magician Trent and Cynthia, a winged centaur filly. Along the way they meet Graeboe giant who has an "incurable" disease when Metria then discovers that she wants to find love and finds Veleno.


Major Characters[]

Minor Characters[]

  • Cynthia
  • D. Metria
  • Veleno


  • Harglo