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... The first few chapters of Advent skip between Gavin's story and that of the mediaeval magus. I'm finding that this device of a duality of tale telling is becoming a little worn now, but here it works well enough – even though Treadwell feels the need to throw in the other somewhat overworked ... Read review
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Pages: 448, Hardcover, Hodder & Stoughton

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Advent (Advent Trilogy) - James Treadwell

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For centuries it has been locked away Lost beneath the sea Warded from earth, air, water, ... more

fire, spirits, thought and sight. But now magic is
rising to the world once more. And a boy called
Gavin, who thinks only that he is a city kid with
parents who hate him, and knows only that he sees
things no one else will believe, is boarding a
train, alone, to Cornwall. No one will be there to
meet him.

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Anarchy (Advent Trilogy) - James Treadwell

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Paperback. Pub Date :2013-07-04 Pages: 448 Language: English Publisher: Hodder Stoughton I ... more

am everything no longer forgotten.I banish
forgetting.My seed has grown and become
prophecy.Truth walks the world above.Magic is
risen to the world once more.In Cornwall. they
have seen it rise: in an angel of death and
endless. unseasonal snow.Across the ocean. on a
remote Canadian island. the blood and offerings
and smoke of England seem nothing more than
distant rumours of hysteria . Until the girl
disappears. And the whale comes. And The Plague
spreads.And nothing is as it was before.

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The Return of Magic

AdvantagesWell-crafted story in the traditional vein

DisadvantagesUnsubtle transfer into volume 2 (maybe)

"...The first few chapters of Advent skip between Gavin's story and that of the mediaeval magus. I'm finding that this device of a duality of tale telling is becoming a little worn now, but here it works well enough – even though Treadwell feels the need to throw in the other somewhat overworked mechanism of telling one of the tales backwards (i.e. from Johannes' departure to his first meeting with the woman). It works because the author ..." Read review
06.04.2012

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Author James Treadwell
EAN 9781444728460
ISBN 1444728466
Type Hardcover
Release Date 2012

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