A Tale of Sorcery

The Southern Kingdom is in the grip of Emperor Seven and his war on both magic, books, and learning; even worse, a malignant darkness is rising and threatening everybody, including Brystal Evergreen, who has gathered allies among the ...

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Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher:

ISBN: 0316055999

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Page: 448

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The thrilling third book in Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling A Tale of Magic... series Brystal Evergreen is running out of time. It's been almost a year since she made a deal with Death to find and destroy the Immortal in exchange for her life. But she still hasn't found a single clue about who or where the Immortal is. To make matters worse, something dark and malignant has risen from deep within the earth, threatening life as we know it. To stop this new evil, the fairies and witches must work with all the kingdoms and territories, including the Righteous Brotherhood and their Army of the Dead. But is the threat more familiar than they expected? And why are a secretive group of Sorcerers convinced Xanthous Hayfield is connected to it?

A Tale of Magic

This #1 New York Times bestseller is the first book in a new series set in Chris Colfer's Land of Stories universe, perfect for both new and longtime fans!

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Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316523493

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 496

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This #1 New York Times bestseller is the first book in a new series set in Chris Colfer's Land of Stories universe, perfect for both new and longtime fans! When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility. But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem she doesn't return. Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever? Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories, filled with adventure, imagination, and wonderfully memorable characters both familiar and new. A #1 New York Times bestsellerAn IndieBound bestseller A USA Today bestseller A Wall Street Journal bestseller Don't miss: A TALE OF WITCHCRAFT...

A Tale of Magic A Tale of Witchcraft

The enchanting sequel to the No. 1 New York Times bestseller A Tale of Magic, from the author of The Land of Stories, Chris Colfer.

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Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781510202207

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 313

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The enchanting sequel to the No. 1 New York Times bestseller A Tale of Magic, from the author of The Land of Stories, Chris Colfer. Perfect for readers of The School for Good and Evil and Pages & Co. Brystal Evergreen changed the world, but the journey is just beginning ... Brystal Evergreen and her friends have saved the world from the evil Snow Queen and secured worldwide acceptance for the magical community. However, when a mysterious new witch named Mistress Mara arrives at the Academy, the celebrations are cut short. As Mistress Mara begins recruiting faeries into her rival school of Witchcraft, it becomes clear she has dark intentions. And soon Brystal's friend Lucy becomes embroiled in an ominous plot against mankind. Elsewhere, the fragile peace is on the brink of shattering. Outrage has spread throughout the kingdoms in opposition to the legalisation of magic. And a dangerous and centuries old clan known as the Righteous Brotherhood has resurfaced, with one goal in mind: to exterminate all magical life for ever ... starting with Brystal ... Filled with brand-new adventures and a cast of memorable characters, both familiar and new, Chris Colfer's writing will sweep you away into a world of magic and wonder.

A Tale of Sorcery

Sorcery, magic, and science collide in this thrilling third book in the Tale of Magic... series that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

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Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Tale of Magic

ISBN: 0316056081

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 464

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The thrilling third book in Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling A Tale of Magic... series As the doors were pushed, flames and magma spewed out from between the cracks, offering glimpses into the world of fire and chaos beyond them. Brystal Evergreen is running out of time. It has been almost one year since she made a deal with Death to find and destroy the Immortal in exchange for her life. But she still hasn't found a single clue about who or where the Immortal is. To make matters worse, something dark and malignant has risen from deep within the earth, threatening life as we know it. To stop this new evil, the fairies and witches must work with all the kingdoms and territories, including the Righteous Brotherhood and their Army of the Dead. But is the threat more familiar than they expected? And why is a secretive group of Sorcerers convinced that Xanthous Hayfield is connected to it? Sorcery, magic, and science collide in this thrilling third book in the Tale of Magic... series that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

A Tale of Magic Collection

Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories, filled with adventure, imagination, and wonderfully memorable characters both familiar and new.

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Author: Christopher Colfer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316447621

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 1344

View: 834

A #1 New York Times bestseller An IndieBound bestseller A USA Today bestseller A Wall Street Journal bestseller The #1 New York Times bestselling series set in Chris Colfer's Land of Stories universe, perfect for both new and longtime fans, featuring A Tale of Magic..., A Tale of Witchcraft..., and A Tale of Sorcery... When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility. But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem she doesn't return. Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever? Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories, filled with adventure, imagination, and wonderfully memorable characters both familiar and new.

Magic Tales and Fairy Tale Magic

By thelatethirteenth century, magic itselfcould betreatedas a tale's protagonist. In “The Sorcerer” (1281–84) by IsaacIbn Sahula (born 1244),a handsomeyoung man, having soughtinvain to learn magicinthe HolyLand, “provide[s] himself ...

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Author: R. Bottigheimer

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137380883

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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This book examines magic's generally maleficent effect on humans from ancient Egypt through the Middle Ages, including tales from classical mythology, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim cultures. It shows that certain magical motifs lived on from age to age, but that it took until the Italian Renaissance for magic tales to become fairy tales.

Contemporary Fairy Tale Magic

Travers's soul was deeply etched with the multi-layered realities and the magic of the tales (Draper 12). She also insisted that German Popular Stories shows the truth by being realistic and didactic; furthermore, the Grimm's (original) ...

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004418998

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 356

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Contemporary Fairy-Tale Magic studies the impact of fairy tales on contemporary cultures from an interdisciplinary perspective, with special emphasis on how literature and film are retelling classic fairy tales for modern audiences.

A Tale of Magic A Tale of Sorcery

Have you discovered the rest of the series: A Tale of Magic and A Tale of Witchcraft? Chris Colfer is also the author of the million-copy bestselling series The Land of Stories.

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Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: A Tale of Magic

ISBN: 1510202471

Category:

Page: 448

View: 743

The thrilling third book in Chris Colfer's No.1 New York Times bestselling A Tale of Magic... series Brystal Evergreen is running out of time. It's almost been a year since she made a deal with Death to find and destroy the Immortal in exchange for her life and she still hasn't found a single clue about who or where the Immortal is. To make matters worse, something dark and malignant has risen from deep within the earth, threatening life as we know it. To stop this new evil, the fairies and witches must work with all the kingdoms and territories, including the Righteous Brotherhood and their Army of the Dead. But is the threat more familiar than they expected? And why are a secretive group of Sorcerers convinced Xanthous Hayfield is connected to it? Have you discovered the rest of the series: A Tale of Magic and A Tale of Witchcraft? Chris Colfer is also the author of the million-copy bestselling series The Land of Stories.

A Tale of Magic Paperback Boxed Set

Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories, filled with adventure, imagination, and wonderfully memorable characters both familiar and new.

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Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher:

ISBN: 0316500577

Category:

Page: 1488

View: 959

A #1 New York Times bestseller An IndieBound bestseller A USA Today bestseller A Wall Street Journal bestseller The #1 New York Times bestselling series set in Chris Colfer's Land of Stories universe, perfect for both new and longtime fans, featuring A Tale of Magic..., A Tale of Witchcraft..., and A Tale of Sorcery... When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility. But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem she doesn't return. Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever? Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories, filled with adventure, imagination, and wonderfully memorable characters both familiar and new.

A Tale of Magic

Fourteen-year-old Brystal Evergreen risks everything by opposing her kingdom's repression of women, but Madame Weatherberry, seeing her potential, invites her to a school where she hopes to change the world's perception of magic.

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Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher:

ISBN: 0316496006

Category: Books and reading

Page: 504

View: 781

"When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility. But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem, she doesn't return. Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever?"--Book jacket.