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A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness
A Discovery of Witches
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3.29 95
Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781101475690 (1101475692)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 579
Edition language: English
Series: All Souls Trilogy (#1)
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mo the book nerd
mo the book nerd rated it
5.0 A Discovery of Witches
I absolutely loved this book. It is a 3 part series i am half way through the second one. The Discovery of Witches is about a young woman who is a alchemist who is also a witch, she does not like to use her powers or really learn more about what she is cabal of. She gets retrieves a book from the l...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes 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 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...
There Might Be Cupcakes and Books
There Might Be Cupcakes and Books rated it
3.0 A Discovery of Witches
Strangely uneven, with a couple of small continuity errors. Also, there’s the feminism thing I noted: Diana is always being hovered over or scooped up in someone’s arms or watched over or protected or ordered about...It’s five stars in some places, for I love a historical mystery, set at a prestigio...
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