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The devil's looking-glass

Author: Mark Chadbourn
Publisher: London : Bantam Books, 2013.
Series: The swords of Albion
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1593: The Queen's Alchemist and master of the dark arts Dr John Dee is missing - and in his possession is a mysterious obsidian mirror, an object of great power that, legend has it, could set the world afire. Will Swyfte is called in to find Dee and his feared looking-glass and return them safely to London before disaster strikes. In his search for Dr Dee, Will discovers that the mirror may help him solve the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: John Dee; John Dee
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Chadbourn
ISBN: 9780553820225 0553820222
OCLC Number: 819519642
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: 443 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: The swords of Albion
Responsibility: Mark Chadbourn.

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1593: The dreaded alchemist, black magician and spy Dr John Dee is missing...Fear sweeps through the court of Queen Elizabeth, for in Dee's possession is an obsidian mirror, an object of great power  Read more...

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