Trilby (Oxford World's Classics)

By George Du Maurier

First released in 1894, the tale of the diva Trilby O'Ferrall and her mentor, Svengali, has entered the mythology of that interval along Dracula and Sherlock Holmes. Immensely renowned for years, the radical resulted in a success play, a chain of renowned movies, Trilby items from hats to ice-cream, and streets in Florida named after characters within the publication. The environment displays Du Maurier's bohemian years as an artwork scholar in Paris prior to he went to London to make a profession in journalism. A celebrated caricaturist for Punch journal, Du Maurier's drawings for the novel--of which his most vital are incorporated here--form a wide a part of its appeal.
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Sapphique (Incarceron)

By Catherine Fisher

Finn has escaped Incarceron, yet Keiro and Attia are nonetheless inside of. open air, issues aren't in any respect what Finn anticipated - and either Finn's and Claudia's very lives cling on Finn convincing the courtroom that he's the misplaced prince. again inside of, Keiro and Attia are at the hunt for Sapphique's glove, which legend says he used to flee. that allows you to locate it, they have to conflict the criminal itself. Incarceron has outfitted itself a physique and it desires to move open air - similar to Sapphique, the single prisoner Incarceron ever loved.

"High-intensity, mind-bending . . . Fisher extra explores topics of fact, phantasm, and freedom with out wasting her intensely unique world-building and real characters." - Booklist, starred review

"Even because the gradually ratcheting sure bet of coming near near disaster retains the pages turning, the sheer richness of the evocative descriptions calls for that each sentence be savored. . . . if you happen to can relish the interplaying reflections of lies, myths and reminiscence, a contemporary masterpiece." - Kirkus Reviews, starred evaluate

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The Complete Demonwar Saga 2-Book Collection: Rides a Dread Legion, At the Gates of Darkness

By Raymond E. Feist

Return to an international of magic and event from top promoting writer Raymond E. Feist. This package contains the entire Demonwar Saga.

The package contains: Rides a Dread Legion (1), on the Gates of Darkness(2).

Ten years after the cataclysmic occasions of Wrath of a Mad God, Midkemia now faces a brand new threat concepts buried in fable and antiquity…

A misplaced race of elves, the Taredhel or ‘people of the stars’, have discovered a manner around the universe to arrive Midkemia.

Hard pressed via a ravaging demon horde, what used to be a big empire has been lowered to a handful of survivors. The cornerstone of Taredhel lore is the story in their misplaced origins at the global they only name “Home”. they're confident that Midkemia is that position. they're coming to reclaim it, and so they intend to allow not anything stand of their way.

Pug and the Conclave, in spite of the fact that, quickly understand it’s no longer the elves, however the demon horde pursuing them that provides the higher danger…

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The Magician's Apprentice

By Trudi Canavan

Taking position hundreds of thousands of years earlier than the occasions of The Magicians' Guild, The Magician's Apprentice is the recent novel set on this planet of Trudi Canavan's Black Magician trilogy.

In the distant village of Mandryn, Tessia serves as assistant to her father, the village Healer. Her mom could quite she chanced on a husband. yet her existence is set to take a really unforeseen turn.

When the advances of a vacationing Sachakan mage get violent, Tessia unconsciously faucets unknown reserves of magic to shield herself. Lord Dakon, the neighborhood magician, takes Tessia lower than his wing as an apprentice.

The hours are lengthy and the paintings hard, yet quickly a thrilling new global opens as much as her. There are effective outfits and servants and - to Tessia's satisfaction - normal journeys to the good urban of Imardin.

However, Tessia is set to find that her magical presents convey with them loads of accountability. For a typhoon is imminent that threatens to rip her international aside.

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Dark Heart: The Meetings Sextet, Volume III

By Tina Daniell

Obsession

At lengthy final, the tale of the gorgeous dark-hearted Kitiara Uth Matar. This compelling novel tells the tale of the start of her dual brothers, the warrior Caramon and the frail mage Raistlin, and Kit's admirable function of their upbringing.

But her younger mercenary deeds and lengthening fascination with evil throw her into the corporate of a roguish stranger and band of adventurers whose fates are intermingled along with her personal. Haunted via the reminiscence of her Solamnic father, she hunts him ceaselessly.

Tina Daniell's first novel brings to existence this notable warrior-woman, whose credo of "the sword is fact" turns into her triumph and downfall.

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The Grim Company

By Luke Scull

The Gods are useless. The Magelord Salazar and his magically superior troops, the Augmentors, weigh down any dissent they locate within the minds of the population. at the different facet of the damaged Sea, the White girl plots the liberation of Dorminia, along with her spymistresses, the light ladies. Demons and abominations plague the Highlands.

The global is desperately wanting heroes. yet what it will get as an alternative are a ragtag band of outdated warriors, a crippled Halfmage, orphans and an oddly able manservant: the bleak corporation.

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The Raven And The Reindeer

By T. Kingfisher

Whilst Gerta’s good friend Kay is stolen away via the mysterious Snow Queen, it’s as much as Gerta to discover him. Her trip will take her via a perilous land of snow and witchcraft, followed in simple terms via a bandit and a speaking raven. Can she win her friend’s unencumber, or will following her middle take her to unforeseen places?

A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s Snow Queen, by way of T. Kingfisher, writer of Bryony and Roses and The 7th Bride.

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Once Walked With Gods (Elves, Book 1)

By James Barclay

The elves have fled to Calius, trying to get away the overpowering strength of the demonic Garonin. A determined final stand of their personal size stored the race, on the rate of 100,000 elves misplaced to the Garonin. The elf who led that struggle, Takaar, is blamed for the losses and has long gone into hiding. Now the weakened elf race is tearing itself aside in civil battle, human mercenaries have arrived in Calius and are ripping the continent aside. just one elf can unite the elves, and just one elf believes in him. a tender warrior named Auum units out to deliver again the shamed hero and keep the elven race. enthusiasts of James Barclay will welcome a go back to at least one in their favourite creations and also will love seeing considered one of their favourite characters again—the Tai Gethan warriror Auum destined to be one of many Raven.

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Accelerando (Singularity)

By Charles Stross

The Singularity. it's the period of the posthuman. synthetic intelligences have passed the bounds of human mind. Biotechnological beings have rendered humans all yet extinct. Molecular nanotechnology runs rampant, replicating and reprogramming at will. touch with extraterrestrial lifestyles grows extra coming near near with every one new day.

Struggling to outlive and thrive during this sped up global are 3 generations of the Macx extended family: Manfred, an entrepreneur dealing in intelligence amplification expertise whose brain is split among his actual atmosphere and the web; his daughter, Amber, at the run from her domineering mom, looking her fortune within the outer method as an indentured astronaut; and Sirhan, Amber’s son, who unearths his future associated with the destiny of all of humanity.

For whatever is systematically dismantling the 9 planets of the sun method. whatever past human comprehension. anything that has little need for organic existence in any form...

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Witch & Wizard

By James Patterson

The area is altering: the govt has seized keep watch over of each point of society, and now, young ones are disappearing. For 15-year-old Wisty and her older brother Whit, existence turns the wrong way up after they are torn from their mom and dad one evening and slammed right into a mystery legal for no cause they could understand. the recent Order, because it is understood, is obviously attempting to suppress lifestyles, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Being an ordinary youngster. yet whereas trapped during this totalitarian nightmare, Wisty and Whit detect they've got excellent powers they might by no means dreamed of. Can this newly minted witch and wizard grasp their abilities in time to save lots of themselves, their parents--and probably the area?

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