Deborah E Harkness
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Witch and Yale historian Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript, attracting the attention of 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont. The orphaned daughter of two powerful witches, Bishop prefers intellect, but relies on magic when her discovery of a palimpsest documenting the origin of supernatural species releases an assortment of undead who threaten, stalk, and harass her. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar...
In Elizabethan London, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch Diana Bishop seeks a magical tutor, while vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont confronts elements from his past at the same time the mystery of the enchanted manuscript Ashmole 782 deepens.
"After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew's ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches--with one significant exception. But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed, and when...
"This book explores the streets, shops, back alleys, and gardens of Elizabethan London, where a boisterous and diverse group of men and women shared a keen interest in the study of nature. These assorted merchants, gardeners, Barber-Surgeons, midwives, instrument makers, mathematics teachers, engineers, alchemists, and other experimenters, Deborah Harkness contends, formed a patchwork scientific community whose practices set the stage for the Scientific...
5) The world of all souls: the complete guide to A discovery of witches, Shadow of night, and The book of life
A Discovery of Witches introduced Diana Bishop, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch, and vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont. Shadow of Night and The Book of Life carried Deborah Harkness's series to its spellbinding conclusion. In The World of All Souls, Harkness shares the rich sources of inspiration behind her bewitching novels. She draws together synopses, character bios, maps, recipes, and even the science behind creatures, magic, and alchemy--all...
"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, a novel about what it takes to become a vampire. Set in contemporary Paris and London, and the American colonies during the upheaval and unrest that exploded into the Revolutionary War, a sweeping story that braids together the past and present. On the battlefields of the American Revolution, Matthew de Clermont meets Marcus MacNeil, a young surgeon from Massachusetts, during...
En el corazon de la Biblioteca Bodleiana de Oxford, la apasionada historiadora Diana Bishop se topa en medio de sus investigaciones con el manuscrito identificado como Ashmole 782. Descendiente de un antiguo linaje de brujas, Diana intuye que el manuscrito está relacionado de alguna manera con la magia, pero no quiere tener nada que ver con la brujería. Y después de tomar algunas notas sobre sus curiosos dibujos, lo devuelve sin perder más tiempo...
Follows the adventures of Diana Bishop, a brilliant historian and witch, who forms an alliance with geneticist and vampire Matthew Clairmont after discovering a bewitched manuscript in Oxford's Bodleian Library.
Having escaped to hide in Elizabethan London, Matthew and Diana must find a powerful witch teacher to help Diana control her magic and search for the elusive Book of Life. Enemies are everywhere, the threat to witches is growing, and Diana and Matthew's romance faces a barrage of new threats, from within as much as without.
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