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Review: "A Discovery Of Witches" by Deborah Harkness

Kindle: 594 pages

Publisher: Penguin Books

Release Date: 8th February 2011



Pitched as a grown up “Twilight” meets “Harry Potter,” Harkness certainly draws on the conventions of the genre in this first of three All Souls novels. 357 more words


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Our first episode is a discussion of A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. We would like to dedicate it to Marcelle Kosman and Hannah McGregor of… 155 more words

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​Best Actress: Favourite Female Character

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A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Title: A Discovery of Witches
Author: Deborah Harkness
Pages: 579
Year: 2011
Publisher: Viking Penguin
Rating: 4/5

Goodreads Synopsis: Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. 728 more words


A Discovery of Witches

Wow, it’s been over a month since I’ve posted anything! I guess after almost 8 years of posts (my first post was in May 2009), it’s not as much of a priority or as fulfilling anymore. 250 more words

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For the title, I loaned one film’s name, a hundred-foot-journey, it was about cooking and getting the 3rd star, and it lured me so. Highly recommend it. 427 more words

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