A Discovery of Witches: Now a major TV series (All Souls 1)

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Headline, 2011 M02 8 - 604 páginas

*Now a major Sky original production*

THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONAL AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A Discovery of Witches is the first in the must-have, must-read ALL SOULS trilogy.

It begins with absence and desire. It begins with blood and fear. It begins with a discovery of witches.

Fall under the spell of Diana and Matthew in the stunning first volume of the No.1 internationally bestselling ALL SOULS trilogy.

A world of witches, daemons and vampires.

A manuscript which holds the secrets of their past and the key to their future.

Diana and Matthew - the forbidden love at the heart of it.

When historian Diana Bishop opens an alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library, it's an unwelcome intrusion of magic into her carefully ordered life. Though Diana is a witch of impeccable lineage, the violent death of her parents while she was still a child convinced her that human fear is more potent than any witchcraft. Now Diana has unwittingly exposed herself to a world she's kept at bay for years; one of powerful witches, creative, destructive daemons and long-lived vampires.

Sensing the significance of Diana's discovery, the creatures gather in Oxford, among them the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, a vampire geneticist.

Diana is inexplicably drawn to Matthew and, in a shadowy world of half-truths and old enmities, ties herself to him without fully understanding the ancient line they are crossing. As they begin to unlock the secrets of the manuscript and their feelings for each other deepen, so the fragile balance of peace unravels...

Five reasons to read A Discovery of Witches and the All Souls Trilogy

'Rich, thrilling ... A captivating and romantic ripping yarn' E L James

'Intelligent and off-the-wall ... irrestistible to Twilight fans' Sunday Times

'I could lose myself in here and never want to come out ... Utterly enchanting on every level' Manda Scott

'Exciting amounts of spells, kisses and battles, and is recounted with enchanting, page-turning panache' Marie Claire

'A bubbling cauldron of illicit desire ... an assured saga that blends romance with fantasy' Daily Mail

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It seems less a fantasy than a slow and slightly boring romance with a vampire that practices yoga. Concept is okay, but execution lacks interest. Leer comentario completo

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Vampires, daemons, witches and humans. The co-exist, but can they or should they co-mingle? A Discovery of Witches is a story about love, a story about family, and a story about overcoming obstacles ... Leer comentario completo

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Deborah Harkness is the number one Sunday Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night and The Book of Life. A history professor at the University of Southern California, Harkness has received Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships.

Follow Deborah Harkness on Twitter @DebHarkness and visit www.deborahharkness.com and www.facebook.com/AuthorDeborahHarkness

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