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The midnight queen, Sylvia Izzo Hunter

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The midnight queen
Title
The midnight queen
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Izzo Hunter
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the hallowed halls of Oxford's Merlin College, the most talented--and highest born--sons of the Kingdom of Britain are taught the intricacies of magickal theory. But what dazzles can also destroy, as Gray Marshall is about to discover ... Gray's deep talent for magick has won him a place at Merlin College. But when he accompanies four fellow students on a mysterious midnight errand that ends in disaster and death, he is sent away in disgrace--and without a trace of his power. He must spend the summer under the watchful eye of his domineering professor, Appius Callender, working in the gardens of Callender's country estate and hoping to recover his abilities. And it is there, toiling away on a summer afternoon, that he meets the professor's daughter. Even though she has no talent of her own, Sophie Callender longs to be educated in the lore of magick. Her father has kept her isolated at the estate and forbidden her interest; everyone knows that teaching arcane magickal theory to women is the height of impropriety. But against her father's wishes, Sophie has studied his ancient volumes on the subject. And in the tall, stammering, yet oddly charming Gray, she finally finds someone who encourages her interest and awakens new ideas and feelings. Sophie and Gray's meeting touches off a series of events that begins to unravel secrets about each of them. And after the king's closest advisor pays the professor a closed-door visit, they begin to wonder if what Gray witnessed in Oxford might be even more sinister than it seemed. They are determined to find out, no matter the cost.."--
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Summary
Gray, a student at Oxford's Merlin College, is studying magickal theory when he is involved in an errand that results in the death of a fellow student. Afterwards, he is sent to spend the summer with Professor Callender and his family where he meets one of Callender's daughters who longs to be educated in magick.
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Pace
Tone
Writing style
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10358956
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DLC
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Hunter, Sylvia Izzo
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.H8684
LC item number
M53 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A noctis magicae novel
Series volume
1
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  • Magic
  • Magic
Target audience
adult
Label
The midnight queen, Sylvia Izzo Hunter
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn870919432
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Ace trade paperback edition.
Extent
vi, 417 pages
Isbn
9780425272459
Lccn
2014016249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)870919432
Label
The midnight queen, Sylvia Izzo Hunter
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn870919432
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Ace trade paperback edition.
Extent
vi, 417 pages
Isbn
9780425272459
Lccn
2014016249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)870919432

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