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Deborah Harkness makes a captivating debut with A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, the first in a proposed trilogy. Scholar Diana Bishop studies chemistry--but rather than cutting edge techniques, Diana's specialty is the science of the 1600s. Perhaps her interest in alchemy stems from her lineage, although Diana tries to ignore the witch-blood coursing in her veins. When she discovers a bewitched manuscript, however, she can suppress the magic no longer.
Discovering a magical manuscript in Oxford's library, scholar Diana Bishop, a descendant of witches who has rejected her heritage, inadvertently unleashes a fantastical underworld of daemons, witches and vampires whose activities center around an enchanted treasure.
Number of Pages: 579
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy
Publisher: Viking Pr
Author: Deborah Harkness
Street Date: February 8, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-0211
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