The Magician s Guild

The Magician s Guild

The first novel in the bestselling Black Magician Trilogy.

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: Orbit Books

ISBN: 1841499609

Category: Fantasy fiction

Page: 469

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Each year the magicians of Imardin gather together to purge the city streets of vagrants, urchins and miscreants. Masters of the disciplines of magic, they know that no one can oppose them. But their protective shield is not as impenetrable as they believe. Sonea, angry, frustrated and outraged by the treatment of her family and friends, hurls a stone at the shield, putting all her rage behind it. To the amazement of all who bear witness, the stone passes unhindered through the barrier and renders a magician unconscious. The guild's worst fear has been realised . . . There is an untrained magician loose on the streets. She must be found before her uncontrolled powers unleash forces that will destroy both her, and the city that is her home.
Categories: Fantasy fiction

The Magicians Guild

The Magicians  Guild

The magical system is sophisticated and fascinating' Striking Keys 'A suspenseful masterpiece . . . will have fans desperate for the sequel' RT Book Reviews 'Superb . . . an enthralling tapestry of a book that's hard to put down' Fantasy ...

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780748116669

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 293

The phenomenally popular first novel from international No. 1 bestselling author Trudi Canavan *Over 3 million Trudi Canavan copies sold worldwide* Each year the magicians of Imardin gather together to purge the city streets of vagrants, urchins and miscreants. Masters of the disciplines of magic, they know that no one can oppose them. But their protective shield is not as impenetrable as they believe. Sonea, angry, frustrated and outraged by the treatment of her family and friends, hurls a stone at the shield, putting all her rage behind it. To the amazement of all who bear witness, the stone passes unhindered through the barrier and renders a magician unconscious. The guild's worst fear has been realised . . . There is an untrained magician loose on the streets. She must be found before her uncontrolled powers unleash forces that will destroy both her, and the city that is her home. Praise for Trudi Canavan: 'Epic, vivid and believable' Guardian 'It's easy to see why Trudi Canavan's novels so often make the bestseller lists. Her easy, flowing style makes for effortless reading . . . Delightful worldbuilding . . . Vivid and enjoyable' SFX 'The world-building is tremendous. The magical system is sophisticated and fascinating' Striking Keys 'A suspenseful masterpiece . . . will have fans desperate for the sequel' RT Book Reviews 'Superb . . . an enthralling tapestry of a book that's hard to put down' Fantasy Faction The Black Magician Trilogy: The Magicians' Guild The Novice The High Lord *Have you tried Trudi Canavan's stunning new series, Millennium's Rule? It starts with the Sunday Times bestselling THIEF'S MAGIC*
Categories: Fiction

The Magician s Guild

The Magician  s Guild

From a new author who has already made her mark on the Australian fantasy scene winning this year's Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story, Canavan's first novel is full of wonderful characters, intrigue, deceitful warlocks, secret ...

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

ISBN: 9780730493990

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 534

Caught up in a confrontation between the hated Guild magicians and the angry youth of the slums, to her dismay Sonea discovers that she possesses the same powers as the reviled magicians. to avoid capture, she must seek protection from the city's feared underworld, the thieves. In return she must use her powers for them, but her magic never seems to do quite what she intends it to... From a new author who has already made her mark on the Australian fantasy scene winning this year's Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story, Canavan's first novel is full of wonderful characters, intrigue, deceitful warlocks, secret catacombs and uncontrollable magic.
Categories: Fiction

The Magicians Guild

The Magicians  Guild

What the Magicians' Guild has long dreaded has finally come to pass.

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061797675

Category: Fiction

Page: 388

View: 715

"We should expect this young woman to be more powerful than our average novice, possibly even more powerful than the average magician." This year, like every other, the magicians of Imardin gather to purge the city of undesirables. Cloaked in the protection of their sorcery, they move with no fear of the vagrants and miscreants who despise them and their work—until one enraged girl, barely more than a child, hurls a stone at the hated invaders . . . and effortlessly penetrates their magical shield. What the Magicians' Guild has long dreaded has finally come to pass. There is someone outside their ranks who possesses a raw power beyond imagining, an untrained mage who must be found and schooled before she destroys herself and her city with a force she cannot yet control.
Categories: Fiction

The Magicians Guild Book 1 Black Magician Trilogy

The Magicians  Guild   Book 1   Black Magician Trilogy

Each year the magicians of Imardin gather to purge the city streets of beggars, urchins and miscreants.

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher:

ISBN: 190423366X

Category:

Page: 480

View: 939

Each year the magicians of Imardin gather to purge the city streets of beggars, urchins and miscreants. Masters of the disciplines of magic, they know that no one can oppose them. But their protective shield is not as impenetrable as they believe. As the mob is herded from the city, Sonea, a young street girl, furious at the authorities' treatment of her family and friends, hurls a stone at the shield, putting all of her rage behind it. To the amazement of all who watch, there is a flash of blue light and the stone passes straight through the barrier and cracks a magican on the temple, rendering him unconscious. After five hundred years of order, the guild's worst fear has been realised - an untrained magician is loose on the streets. She must be found, and quickly, before her uncontrolled powers unleash forces that will destroy both her, and the city that is her home.
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The Novice

The Novice

A fabulous follow-up to Book One, the Magician's Guild.'the most important attribute of a magician is knowledge .

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

ISBN: 9780730494003

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 209

A fabulous follow-up to Book One, the Magician's Guild.'the most important attribute of a magician is knowledge . . . Without it his strength is useless.'the magician's eyes flickered to Sonea, 'Even if his powers surface of their own accord, he will soon be dead if he does not gain the knowledge of how to control them.'Sonea knows the other novices in the Magicians' Guild all come from powerful families, but she also knows she can turn to Rothen and Dannyl for help when she needs it. that is, until someone starts spreading malicious rumours about her - and Akkarin, the High Lord, steps in.Promoted to Guild Ambassador, Lord Dannyl leaves for the Elyne court. His first order from Administrator Lorlen is to resume, in secret, High Lord Akkarin's long-abandoned research into ancient magical knowledge. Not knowing the true reason for his journey, Dannyl is soon facing unexpected dangers.Meanwhile, Sonea has almost forgotten the High Lord's dark secret, but keeping the truth hidden may be a grave mistake...
Categories: Fiction

The Magician s Apprentice

The Magician s Apprentice

Set hundreds of years before the events of The Magicians' Guild, The Magician's Apprentice is the new novel set in the world of Trudi Canavan's Black Magician Trilogy.

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316069960

Category: Fiction

Page: 800

View: 781

Set hundreds of years before the events of The Magicians' Guild, The Magician's Apprentice is the new novel set in the world of Trudi Canavan's Black Magician Trilogy. In the remote Mandryn, Tessia serves as assistant to her father, the village Healer. Her mother would rather she found a husband. But her life is about to take a very unexpected turn. When the advances of a visiting Sachakan mage get violent, Tessia unconsciously taps unknown reserves of magic to defend herself. Lord Dakon, the local magician, takes Tessia under his wing as an apprentice. The long hours of study and self-discipline also offer more opportunities than she had ever hoped for, and an exciting new world opens up to her. There are fine clothes and servants -- and, to Tessia's delight -- regular trips to the great city of Imardin. But along with the excitement and privilege, Tessia is about to discover that her magical gifts bring with them a great deal of responsibility. For great danger looms on the horizon for Tessia and her world.
Categories: Fiction

The High Lord

The High Lord

The magical system is sophisticated and fascinating' Striking Keys 'A suspenseful masterpiece . . . will have fans desperate for the sequel' RT Book Reviews 'Superb . . . an enthralling tapestry of a book that's hard to put down' Fantasy ...

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780748116683

Category: Fiction

Page: 656

View: 858

Following The Magicians' Guild and The Novice comes the third book in the phenomenally popular Black Magician Trilogy, from international No. 1 bestselling author Trudi Canavan *Over 3 million Trudi Canavan copies sold worldwide* In the city of Imardin, where those who wield magic wield power, a young street-girl, adopted by the Magician's Guild, finds herself at the centre of a terrible plot that may destroy the entire world . . . Sonea has learned much at the magicians' guild and the other novices now treat her with a grudging respect. But she cannot forget what she witnessed in the High Lord's underground room - or his warning that the realm's ancient enemy is growing in power once more. As Sonea learns more, she begins to doubt her guildmaster's word. Could the truth really be as terrifying as Akkarin claims, or is he trying to trick her into assisting in some unspeakably dark scheme? Praise for Trudi Canavan: 'Epic, vivid and believable' Guardian 'It's easy to see why Trudi Canavan's novels so often make the bestseller lists. Her easy, flowing style makes for effortless reading . . . Delightful worldbuilding . . . Vivid and enjoyable' SFX 'The world-building is tremendous. The magical system is sophisticated and fascinating' Striking Keys 'A suspenseful masterpiece . . . will have fans desperate for the sequel' RT Book Reviews 'Superb . . . an enthralling tapestry of a book that's hard to put down' Fantasy Faction The Black Magician Trilogy: The Magicians' Guild The Novice The High Lord *Have you tried Trudi Canavan's stunning new series, Millennium's Rule? It starts with the Sunday Times bestselling THIEF'S MAGIC*
Categories: Fiction

The Novice

The Novice

The magical system is sophisticated and fascinating' Striking Keys 'A suspenseful masterpiece . . . will have fans desperate for the sequel' RT Book Reviews 'Superb . . . an enthralling tapestry of a book that's hard to put down' Fantasy ...

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780748116676

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

View: 451

Following The Magicians' Guild comes the second book in the phenomenally popular Black Magician Trilogy, from international No. 1 bestselling author Trudi Canavan *Over 3 million Trudi Canavan copies sold worldwide* Imardin is a city of dark intrigues and deadly politics, where those who wield magic wield power. Into this established order has blundered a young street-girl with extraordinary magical gifts. Adopted by the Magicians' Guild, her life is changed forever - but for better or for worse? Sonea knew that she'd face a tough time training within the Magicians' Guild but she little realised the level of animosity she would face from her fellow novices. The sons and daughters of the most powerful families in the realm, her classmates seem determined to see her fail - at whatever cost. But in accepting the protection of the guild's high lord, Sonea may have embraced an even bleaker fate. For High Lord Akkarin harbours a secret that is far darker than his magician's robes. Praise for Trudi Canavan: 'Epic, vivid and believable' Guardian 'It's easy to see why Trudi Canavan's novels so often make the bestseller lists. Her easy, flowing style makes for effortless reading . . . Delightful worldbuilding . . . Vivid and enjoyable' SFX 'The world-building is tremendous. The magical system is sophisticated and fascinating' Striking Keys 'A suspenseful masterpiece . . . will have fans desperate for the sequel' RT Book Reviews 'Superb . . . an enthralling tapestry of a book that's hard to put down' Fantasy Faction The Black Magician Trilogy: The Magicians' Guild The Novice The High Lord *Have you tried Trudi Canavan's stunning new series, Millennium's Rule? It starts with the Sunday Times bestselling THIEF'S MAGIC*
Categories: Fiction

The Novice

The Novice

The price of Akkarin's support is dear, however, because Sonea, in turn, must protect his mysteries—and a secret that could lead a young novice mage deep into the darkness.

Author: Trudi Canavan

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 9780061798313

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 303

"Even if a magician's powers surface of their own accord, he will soon be dead if he does not gain the knowledge of how to control them." Alone among all the novices in the Magicians' Guild, only Sonea comes from lowly beginnings. Yet she has won powerful allies—including Lord Dannyl, newly promoted to Guild Ambassador. But Dannyl must now depart for the Elyne court, leaving Sonea at the mercy of the lies and malicious rumors her enemies are busy spreading . . . until the High Lord Akkarin steps in. The price of Akkarin's support is dear, however, because Sonea, in turn, must protect his mysteries—and a secret that could lead a young novice mage deep into the darkness. Meanwhile, Dannyl's first order to resume High Lord Akkarin's long-abandoned research into ancient magical knowledge is setting him on an extraordinary journey fraught with unanticipated peril—as he moves ever-closer to a future both wondrous . . . and terrible.
Categories: Fiction