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Shadow of Night - Deborah Harkness
Shadow of Night
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IT BEGAN WITH A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES. Historian Diana Bishop, descended from a line of powerful witches, and long-lived vampire Matthew Clairmont have broken the laws dividing creatures. When Diana discovered a significant alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library,she sparked a struggle in... show more
IT BEGAN WITH A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES.

Historian Diana Bishop, descended from a line of powerful witches, and long-lived vampire Matthew Clairmont have broken the laws dividing creatures. When Diana discovered a significant alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library,she sparked a struggle in which she became bound to Matthew. Now the fragile coexistence of witches, daemons, vampires and humans is dangerously threatened.

Seeking safety, Diana and Matthew travel back in time to London, 1590. But they soon realise that the past may not provide a haven. Reclaiming his former identity as poet and spy for Queen Elizabeth, the vampire falls back in with a group of radicals known as the School of Night. Many are unruly daemons, the creative minds of the age, including playwright Christopher Marlowe and mathematician Thomas Harriot.

Together Matthew and Diana scour Tudor London for the elusive manuscript Ashmole 782, and search for the witch who will teach Diana how to control her remarkable powers...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780755384754 (075538475X)
Publisher: Headline
Pages no: 672
Edition language: English
Series: All Souls Trilogy (#2)
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As the page turns..
As the page turns.. rated it
3.0 The discovery of Diana
This book picks up the story where the first of the series left it with Diana and Matthew landing in the past. Even if there were certain elements that made this book interesting I found it extremely slow moving: I get that the author wanted probably to give a taste of the 15th century London E...
As the page turns..
As the page turns.. rated it
3.5 A discovery of this trilogy
I don't remember how I got my hands on this trilogy, but I am glad that I did! The story Meet Diana. A witch and a historian. Well not that kind of witch because you see when Diana was young she lost her parents and decided that she didn't want to do anything with magic. So she continues living...
Schnuffelches Bücher
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4.0 All Souls 2
Originaltitel: Shadow of Night Reihe: All Souls #2 Verlag: Blanvalet, Random House Audio Format: HC mit Schutzumschlag, Taschenbuch, EBook, Hörbuch Umfang: 800 Seiten Erschienen: 18. März 2013 (HC), 19. Ma...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it
3.0 Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy #2) by Deborah Harkness
Oh look, a review! I finished a book! Granted it was an audio book, and it took me over a month to finish, but I finished a book. On to the review. So despite a few rather dense portions of the first book, A Discovery of Witches ended up garnering 4 stars from me. I was drawn in by the wide cast o...
Schnuffelches Bücher
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4.0
Originaltitel: Shadow of Night Reihe: All Souls #2 Verlag: Blanvalet, Random House Audio Format: HC mit Schutzumschlag, Taschenbuch, EBook, Hörbuch Umfang: 800 Seiten Erschienen: 18. März 2013 (HC), 19. Mai 2014 (TB) ...
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