Books. Aurora consurgens. A Discovery of Witches is the first installment of the All Souls Trilogy written by Deborah Harkness. On August 22, , Deborah Harkness announced that Teresa Palmer has been cast as Diana and Matthew Goode as Matthew. Chief among the creatures who gather around Diana is vampire. A Discovery of Witches book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young s.
|Language:||English, Spanish, Indonesian|
|Genre:||Politics & Laws|
|Distribution:||Free* [*Sign up for free]|
Book one of the New York Times-bestselling All Souls trilogy—"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight”. The Books by bestselling author Deborah Harkness including Times Convert, The World of All Souls World, A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and the. A Discovery of Witches; Shadow of Night; The Book of Life; Time's Convert to associate with witches, but Diana's discovery has caught Matthew's attention.
Deborah Harkness. Fantasy , Romance.
All Souls Trilogy 1. A Discovery of Witches.
Top novels. Sins of Sevin. Penelope Ward.
Stepbrother Dearest. To Kill a Mockingbird.
Never Never. Tarryn Fisher. Dark Matter. Prince of Wolves.
Sarah Rees Brennan. Diana Gabaldon. This story follows Diana Bishop, a historian and her thirst for knowledge about how science and alchemy worked and was developed in society before the mainstream of technology. Diana mistakenly comes across an ancient manuscript and is working in the Bodleian library making notes when she encounters a vampire, Matthew Clairmont.
The story continues to explore the secrets of the manuscript and the development of love between two opposite people and the struggles they face fighting against a tri-species of congregation members, all seeking to get their hands on the ancient manuscript and the secrets and truth that it holds inside. Deborah Harkness has a great ability to create interesting and lovable characters. The more she explores and unveils about Diana and Matthew, the more you want to read and discover their personalities as the story progresses.
Harkness also crafted this book as the first part of a three part series. At the end of this first book you feel like the story is drawing to a close, but Harkness has the ability to lift the story at the end and leave you hanging for the next part of Diana and Matthews story.
And for a debut author, this talent is duly noted. It is also relevant to note the level of writing.
In my opinion an author that can do this on their debut novel is one that should be noted. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a new spin on the supernatural phenomenon and who like a twist of history. I would have liked to spend more time working on this review but time permitting this is what I have written. Boy, was I surprise how good this book really is!
Set in the background and lush history of oxford, the combination of vampire, witches and scatterings of daemons really does work! I am a fan of all things vampires and witches of sort, but the amount of books of this genre in the market now doesn't really have anything that sparked my interest until i read this book. It is like a combination of Twillight and Harry Potter but written for adults! I just can't wait for the 2nd book to come out next month!
I had received this book a while ago and didn't really think it was for me so I took it back but then a few weeks ago I had another look at it and thought I'd give it a try. I started it around new years eve going into and alright finished but the 10th jan That to me is saying this was such an amazing book. Anyone who loves the twilight or any other vampire stories should well like this. I can not wait for Shadow ofNight to come out.
What good stary. Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.
Sign up now.