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A Conjuring of Light : A Novel - V.E Schwab

A Conjuring of Light

A Novel

By: V.E Schwab

Hardcover | 21 February 2017

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As darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire, the once precarious balance of power among the four Londons has reached its breaking point.

In the wake of tragedy, Kell - once assumed to be the last surviving Antari - begins to waver under the pressure of competing loyalties. Lila Bard, once a commonplace - but never common - thief, has survived and flourished through a series of magical trials. But now she must learn to control the magic, before it bleeds her dry.

An ancient enemy returns to claim a city while a fallen hero tries to save a kingdom in decay. Meanwhile, the disgraced Captain Alucard Emery of the Night Spire collects his crew, attempting a race against time to acquire the impossible. Shades of Magic series
  • A Darker Shade of Magic
  • A Gathering of Shadows
  • A Conjuring of Light


About the Author

VICTORIA (V.E.) SCHWAB is the author of the NYT bestselling Shades of Magic series, as well as a number of MG and YA novels, including This Savage Song. She has been called "the heir to Diana Wynne Jones." Her dynamic work has caught the attention of major TV and film studios.

Schwab has a Masters degree in Art History from the University of Edinburgh. She currently lives in Nashville, TN, but frequents Edinburgh.

Industry Reviews

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"Flawless prose...the bittersweet conclusion is a fitting one for a fantastic, emotionally rich series that redefines epic." --Publishers Weekly, starred review, on A Conjuring of Light

"Desperate gambits, magical battles, and meaningful sacrifice make this a thrilling read." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on A Conjuring of Light

"Adventure beckons, and Schwab's smart, exhilarating story doesn't let go until the very end. And, not even then." --Shelf Awareness for Readers on A Conjuring of Light

"The book is still filled with incident and emotion, with difficulty and heartbreak and anger. And it frankly feels subversive." --NPR on A Gathering of Shadows

"[This has] all the hallmarks of a classic work of fantasy. Its plot is gripping. Its characters are memorable. [Its setting] is otherworldly yet believable. Schwab has given us a gem of a tale...This is a book to treasure." --Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author of The All Souls trilogy

"Full of magic, intrigue, adventure, deception, a bit of piracy...this will engage both adult and young adult fantasy readers alike." --Booklist on A Darker Shade of Magic

Other Editions and Formats

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Published: 13th March 2018

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Other Books By V.E. Schwab

A Conjuring of Light : Shades of Magic - V. E. Schwab
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