By Joanne Harris
The significant myth debut from bestselling writer Joanne Harris, now in paperback.
Seven o'clock on a Monday morning, years after the top of the area, and goblins were on the cellar back. no longer that any one might admit it used to be goblins. In Maddy Smith’s global, order principles. Chaos, previous gods, faeries, magic—all of those have been supposedly vanquished centuries in the past. yet Maddy is familiar with small little bit of magic has survived. The “ruinmark” she used to be born with on her palm proves it—and makes the opposite villagers frightened and suspicious that she is a witch.
But the mysterious tourist One-Eye sees Maddy’s mark now not as a illness, yet a future. And Maddy will desire each scrap that One-Eye can educate her approximately runes, cantrips, and glamours—every ounce of magic she will be able to command—if she is to outlive that future.
* “Harris creates a wonderful and intricate global replete with rune-based magical spells, bickering gods, fascinating adventures and tough ethical issues.”—Publishers Weekly, Starred
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