A Discovery of Witches

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Hardcover, Penguin Group USA, 2011, ISBN13 9780670022410, ISBN10 0670022411

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A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together.

Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book to the stacks. But her discovery sets a fantastical underworld stirring, and a horde of daemons, witches, and vampires soon descends upon the library. Diana has stumbled upon a coveted treasure lost for centuries-and she is the only creature who can break its spell.

Debut novelist Deborah Harkness has crafted a mesmerizing and addictive read, equal parts history and magic, romance and suspense. Diana is a bold heroine who meets her equal in vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont, and gradually warms up to him as their alliance deepens into an intimacy that violates age-old taboos. This smart, sophisticated story harks back to the novels of Anne Rice, but it is as contemporary and sensual as the Twilight series-with an extra serving of historical realism.

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Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publish Date: Feb 08, 2011
ISBN-13: 9780670022410
ISBN-10: 0670022411
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 592
Written in: ENG
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.9
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.3 x 6.4 x 1.8
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5.0 stars by Loverofthewrittenword

I bought this book an chance without paying much attention to the cover, or even what it was about. It paid off, it is one of the most delightful books I have ever had the pleasure of being insanely addicted too and unable to put down! It is a must read, and I can not wait the release of the novels that will be following this one!

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A great read.
4/10/2011

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5.0 stars by Addictedtothewrittenword

Couldn't put the book down. Can't wait for the next book in the series.

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Age:35 - 44
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