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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.

By: Harkness, Deborah E, 1965- [author.].
Contributor(s): Baldwin, Claire (Editor) [author.] | Halttunen, Lisa [author.] | Hough, Jill (Contributor) [author.] | Madden, Colleen M [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Description: ix, 484 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780735220744; 0735220743.Subject(s): 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 | FANTASYGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. | Paranormal fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6
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 Dr�acule�sti ; 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 ; Gon�calves 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.Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 479-481).

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 Dr�acule�sti ; 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 ; Gon�calves 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.

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.

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