By Deborah Harkness
Book one of many New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy—"a splendidly resourceful grown-up fable with the entire magic of Harry Potter and Twilight" (People)
Deborah Harkness's glowing debut, A Discovery of Witches, has introduced her into the highlight and galvanized enthusiasts around the globe. during this story of ardour and obsession, Diana Bishop, a tender pupil and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates along with her best guy, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.
Harkness has created a universe to rival these of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and she or he provides a scholar's intensity to this riveting story of magic and suspense. the tale keeps in e-book , Shadow of Night, and concludes with The ebook of Life, coming from Viking in July 2014.
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Deborah Harkness's glowing debut, A Discovery of Witches, has introduced her into the highlight and galvanized lovers worldwide. during this story of ardour and obsession, Diana Bishop, a tender student and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates along with her best guy, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.
Harkness has created a universe to rival these of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and he or she provides a scholar's intensity to this riveting story of magic and suspense. the tale keeps in booklet , Shadow of evening, and concludes with The publication of existence, coming from Viking in July 2014.
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Various claims and rumors about the Milton Madonna were untrue. For instance, the discoloration did not suddenly appear; rather, it had begun five years earlier when the seal of the double-paned window broke, allowing moisture from the brickwork to mix with a moisture-absorbing sealant. ) Nor was this the only discolored window on the premises; one at the end of the building, bearing a cloudy shape that some saw as a “fetus,” had been replaced earlier. A rumor that the replacement window had cracked (as if in divine protest) was untrue.
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Nevertheless, the claims continue. Here are two examples—one from Australia, the other from Germany—that involve dowsing to locate or provide information about alleged archaeological sites. 49 A D V E N T U R E S I N PA R A N O R M A L I N V E S T I G AT I O N Th e Ma h o g any Ship Reportedly, a boat carrying three seal hunters capsized off southeastern Australia in 1836, drowning the captain. The two survivors sought safety along this now aptly named “Shipwreck Coast” (where more than eighty shipping disasters occurred between 1836 and 1922).