SHADOWMANCER: Taylor, G.P.

SHADOWMANCER

Taylor, G.P.

ISBN 10: 0571221998 / ISBN 13: 9780571221998
Editorial: Faber & Faber Ltd., 2003
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA (Tintern, MON, Reino Unido)

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1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. A special edition containing the previously unpublished final chapter. Shadowmancer takes you into a world of superstition, magic and witchcraft. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Burgundy endpapers. All edges black. Top of spine and top corners bumped else a fine copy. SIGNED by author to title-page. [R]. N° de ref. de la librería 726797

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Título: SHADOWMANCER

Editorial: Faber & Faber Ltd.

Año de publicación: 2003

Encuadernación: Hardback

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: SIGNED - please see description for details.

Edición: First edition..

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A special edition of the children's bestseller, in which sorcerer Obadiah Demurral seeks to control the highest power in the universe. Raphael, Kate, Thomas - and the mysterious Jacob Crane, are out to stop him. Features new material, an extra chapter and facts about the book's location.

Review:

An apocalyptic battle between good and evil is vigorously, violently fought in British author G.P. Taylor's suspenseful, action-packed fantasy. The story, set in the 1700s on the Yorkshire coastline, revolves around Vicar Obadiah Demurral, a corrupt-but-inept, dead-conjuring "shadowmancer" who desires to control the universe by overthrowing God, or Riathamus. When two hard-luck near-orphans, (13-year-old Thomas Barrick, a bitter enemy of Demurral, and his troubled friend Kate Coglund) band together with a young African stranger named Raphah, they spend the rest of the book trying to stop the wicked Vicar as if their very souls are at stake...they are. Along the way, the three youths meet an enormous cast of friends and foes, some agents of Riathamus, others of Satan (Pyratheon), and some godless (but not for long) smugglers like Jacob Crane.

Readers who love fanciful storybook characters will find mermaidlike Seloth, smelly hobs, leg-dragging servants, goodhearted whores, and benevolent boggles. Age-old superstitions abound, though old magic and witchcraft are clearly denounced here as the work of the devil. Indeed, the author, an English vicar himself, tells a very Christian story and his often deliciously dramatic adventure lapses into stiffly presented glowing-halo Touched by an Angel moments(readers will be lured into the Enchanted Forest, but tricked into Sunday school). Nonetheless, Shadowmancer, the first of a series, is a pageturner bursting with magic and myth, and will appeal to fantasy lovers who don't mind the Bible mixed in with their boggles. (Ages 11 and older) --Karin Snelson

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