The Magician's Daughter

The Magician's Daughter

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 02/03/2023
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Off the coast of Ireland sits a legendary island hidden by magic. A place of ruins and ancient trees, sea-salt air and fairy lore, Hy-Brasil is the only home Biddy has ever known. Washed up on its shore as a baby, Biddy lives a quiet life with her guardian, the mercurial magician Rowan. A life she finds increasingly stifling.

One night, Rowan fails to return from his mysterious travels. To find him, Biddy must venture into the outside world for the first time. But Rowan has powerful enemies-forces who have hoarded the world's magic and have set their sights on the magician's many secrets.

Biddy may be the key to stopping them. Yet the closer she gets to answers, the more she questions everything she's ever believed about Rowan, her past, and the nature of magic itself.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780356520315
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 273g
  • Dimensions: 192 x 126 x 28 mm

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The Magician's Daughter
It was like a fairy tale written as though it really happened
I didn't expect to love this as much as I did. This was my first introduction to a story by H.G. Parry. This starts off so innocently with a girl, a magi... READ MORE
The Magician's Daughter
I thoroughly enjoyed this one even though I didn't love it. The magic world-building was nicely done and slightly different from what I am used to but at t... READ MORE
The Magician's Daughter
Magic meets Dickens?
The Magician's Daughter is a wonderful read, at the same time a carefully constructed and convincing depiction of magic at work in the modern (early 20th c... READ MORE
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A New Favourite
“We need to bring magic back into the world.” If ever there was a book that could make you believe in magic, this is it. Me? Well, I already believed. B... READ MORE
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Nostalgic historical fantasy
Historical fantasy that got a little dark at times but overall had a cozy vibe. Although the main character was a young adult the novel felt classically ti... READ MORE