City of Dark Magic: A Novel

City of Dark Magic: A Novel

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Cosmically fast-paced, wildly imaginative, and with City of Lost Dreamsthe bewitching sequelon shelves now, City of Dark Magic is the perfect potion of magic and suspense


Once a city of enormous wealth and culture, Prague was home to emperors, alchemists, astronomers, and, as it’s whispered, hell portals. When music student Sarah Weston lands a summer job at Prague Castle cataloging Beethoven’s manuscripts, she has no idea how dangerous her life is about… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

It was a good debut novel and I am glad that I read this though I am disappointed that I read this after reading the second book, I would much rather have read this one and then book two. Luckily I have the second book to re-read!

City Of Dark Magic is compelling enough that a follow-up sounds intriguing, but only if Magnus Flyte and his creators focus on a few of their great ideas at a time, instead of cramming them all into one story.

By juxtaposing Renaissance torture scenes, Nazism, Soviet communism, and present-day politics, City of Dark Magic successfully presents its political themes alongside its artistic standards.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (November 27, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 464 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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