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Author Harkness, Deborah E., 1965- author.

Title The world of All Souls : the complete guide to A discovery of witches, Shadow of night, and The Book of Life / Deborah Harkness, Claire Baldwin, Lisa Halttunen, Jill Hough ; illustrated by Colleen Madden.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2018]
©2018

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Fiction  FICTION HARKNESS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  813.0876 WOR    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  F HARKNESS    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  F-HARKNESS    Check Shelf
Description ix, 484 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 479-481).
Contents Synopses -- Creatures -- Characters -- Organizations -- Locations -- Magic -- Science -- Alchemy -- Decorative arts -- Lifestyles -- Literature -- Translations.
In conversation with Deborah Harkness -- Synopses. A discovery of witches ; Shadow of night ; The Book of Life ; Calendars ; Music of All Souls -- Creatures. The creatures of All Souls ; Daemons ; Humans ; Vampires ; Witches -- Characters. The A-Z of All Souls characters -- Organizations. The Congregation ; The Conventicle ; Knights of Lazarus ; Knights Templar ; Order of the Broome ; Order of St. Michael ; Order of the Defeated Dragon and the Drăculești ; Oxford University ; Yale University ; A Discovery of Witches outtake -- Locations. Oxford and Oxfordshire, England ; Scotland ; Shadow of Night outtake ; France ; Spain ; Madison, New York, USA ; London, England ; Prague, Czechoslovakia ; Amsterdam, the Netherlands ; New Haven, Connecticut, USA ; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA ; Venice, Italy -- Magic. Magic and witchcraft: the world of Diana Bishop ; The Goddess: maiden, mother, and crone ; Ghosts ; Elemental magic ; The craft ; Weaving ; Timewalking -- Science. The evolution of Matthew de Clermont -- Alchemy. Opus magnum and symbols of alchemy ; The Arbor Dianae ; The Green Lion ; The chemical wedding ; The philosopher's stone -- Decorative arts. Interior spaces of All Souls ; The art, fashion, and jewelry of All Souls -- Lifestyles. All Souls recipes ; Wine ; Tea ; Herbs and medicinals ; Gonçalves Manuscript 4890 ; All Souls activities ; Traveling in the All Souls world ; Exercise in the All Souls world -- Literature. The literature of All Souls ; Alchemy ; Mythology ; History, magic, science, and religion ; Plays and prose ; Poetry and verse -- Translations. Translations for words and phrases in the All Souls trilogy.
Summary A fully illustrated guide to Deborah Harkness's #1 New York Times bestselling All Souls trilogy. In The World of All Souls, Harkness shares the rich sources of inspiration behind her bewitching novels. She draws together synopses, character bios, maps, recipes, and even the science behind creatures, magic, and alchemy--all with her signature historian's touch. Bursting with fascinating facts and dazzling artwork, this essential handbook is a must-have for longtime fans and eager newcomers alike.
It's a world of daemons and humans, where a reluctant witch and a centuries-old vampire discover the secrets left in a mysterious manuscript. Welcome to the All Souls trilogy, as Harkness shares information from her files. This companion volume includes character profiles, information on life and lifestyles from the time periods the trilogy covers, background on the science and magic, and even recipes and wine recommendations.
Subject Harkness, Deborah E., 1965- -- Characters.
Harkness, Deborah E., 1965- Discovery of witches.
Harkness, Deborah E., 1965- Shadow of night.
Harkness, Deborah E., 1965- Book of life.
Paranormal fiction.
Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism.
Paranormal fiction -- History and criticism.
Characters and characteristics. (OCoLC)fst00852293
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Paranormal fiction. (OCoLC)fst01921727
Added Author Baldwin, Claire (Editor), author.
Halttunen, Lisa, author.
Hough, Jill (Contributor), author.
Madden, Colleen M., illustrator.
ISBN 9780735220744 (hardcover)
0735220743 (hardcover)
9780735220751 (ebook)
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