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The Magic Thief

Written by Sarah Prineas

Part of the The Magic Thief Series

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LoveReading View on The Magic Thief

This is an absolutely captivating debut fantasy adventure. Full of magic and trickery, this is the story of a wizard and his new apprentice trying to discover why the magic in their city is fading and how they must stop it from disappearing completely. It’s a richly imagined story and the first in a trilogy. You’ll be enchanted and excited and for sure you won’t be able to put it down.


The Magic Thief Synopsis

Conn should have dropped dead the day he stole a wizard's locus stone, but miraculously he survives. Becoming the wizard's apprentice, Conn becomes embroiled in his master's plan to save the city, whose magic is slowly dying. Meanwhile, the Wizard, Nevery, is secretly beginning to question Conn's past: why did the thief survive in the Twilight?

The Magic Thief Press Reviews

Of the series The Magic Thief:

'I couldn't put it done.  Wonderful, exciting stuff'  Diana Wynne Jones

'a focus for magic...I was enchanted' Joseph Delaney

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781847246998
Publication date: 05/03/2009
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781847244321
Publication date: 04/09/2008
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847246998
Publication date: 5th March 2009
Author: Sarah Prineas
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Recommendations: Debuts of the Month, eBooks

About Sarah Prineas

Sarah Prineas has written several critically acclaimed science friction and fantasy short stories.  The Magic Thief is her first novel and is the first in a richly imagined trilogy. Sarah lives with her husband and two children in Iowa City, where she works at the University.

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