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A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness
A Discovery of Witches
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A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES
A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 4711111111283
ASIN: B007M863NG
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
Series: All Souls Trilogy (#1)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
2.0 I Feel Guilt Over the Two Stars Rating
I loved this book when it first came out and I have to say that my re-read of this was painful. Why did I like this so much? Did I not see that Matthew was uber possessive which is my least favorite hero trait? The constant endearments in French may me roll my eyes. Also the Mary Sueness of Diana wa...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 Great choice for a Halloween read
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness ticked all of my boxes. There's werewolves, daemons, vampires, and of course witches with the main setting of the story set at Oxford University and the Bodleian Library. (There are also side plot lines in Scotland and the U.S. but the most detailed descrip...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
0.0 Go large or go home
This one was a real oddity to me, because it felt like that class of Gothic fiction that attempts to take things seriously -- like, the scholarship was spot on, as was the description of academic research, historical detail, and just general academic jockeying -- but then the serious tone slips to t...
Wanda's Book Reviews
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2.5 A Discovery of Witches / Deborah Harkness
Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes...
SnoopyDoo's Book Reviews
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2.5 Review: A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy #1) by Deborah Harkness
Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes...
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