I want one of these. Hopefully they don't have some sort of 'kick someone really hard inihibitors.
Several centuries (or so) ago, in a country whose name doesn't matter, there was a tall, skinny, straggly-bearded old wizard named Prospero, and not the one you are thinking of either.
My copy of The Face in the Frost came from Amazon today! I wasn't even aware it was back in print until amazon recommended it to me. I've been trying to get a copy for a quite some time.