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A darker shade of magic, V. E. Schwab

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A darker shade of magic
Title
A darker shade of magic
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V. E. Schwab
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eng
Summary
Kell is one of the last Travelers, a magician with the rare ability to travel between parallel universes. There's Grey London, dirty and boring, without any magic, ruled by a mad King George. Then there's Red London, where life and magic are revered, and the Maresh Dynasty presides over a flourishing empire. White London is ruled by whoever has murdered their way to the throne and people fight to control magic, and the magic fights back, draining the city to its very bones. And once upon a time, there was Black London but no one speaks of that now. Officially, Kell is the Red Traveler, the personal ambassador and adopted Prince of Red London, carrying the monthly correspondences between the royals of each London. Unofficially, Kell is a smuggler, servicing people willing to pay for even the smallest glimpses of a world they'll never see. In Grey London, Kell runs afoul of Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations, who first robs him, then saves him from a dangerous enemy, and then forces him to spirit her to another world for a proper adventure. But perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at every turn
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Red London is rife with magic. Grey London has none at all. White London may soon destroy itself in its attempts to steal the powers of its rivals. (And Black London? Well, that city no longer exists except as a cautionary tale to magic abusers.) Traveling between these very different dimensions is Kell, ambassador for Red London's royal family. However, unbeknownst to his employers, he's also a smuggler, transporting forbidden artifacts from one world to the next. When his illicit activities land him in serious trouble, Kell must depend on street thief Delilah Bard if he wants to survive and save his home world from destruction. -- Description by Gillian Speace
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CoBoFLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
A darker shade of magic
Series volume
1]
Target audience
adult
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A darker shade of magic, V. E. Schwab
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  • Series information from NoveList
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20528527
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Trade Paperback Edition.
Extent
413 pages
Isbn
9780765376466
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(CoBoFLC)FLC16m00010
Label
A darker shade of magic, V. E. Schwab
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Series information from NoveList
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20528527
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Trade Paperback Edition.
Extent
413 pages
Isbn
9780765376466
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(CoBoFLC)FLC16m00010

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