The Magician's Apprentice

The Magician's Apprentice
Author: Trudi Canavan
Publisher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2010-04-01
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0748115978


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The stunning prequel to the worldwide bestselling Black Magician Trilogy *Over 3 million Trudi Canavan copies sold worldwide* In the remote village of Mandryn, Tessia serves as assistant to her father, the village Healer - much to the frustration of her mother, who would rather she found a husband. But her life is about to take a very unexpected turn. When treating a patient at the residence of the local magician, Lord Dakon, Tessia is forced to fight off the advances of a visiting Sachakan mage - and instinctively uses magic. She now finds herself facing an entirely different future as Lord Dakon's apprentice. But along with the excitement and privilege, Tessia is about to discover that her magical gifts bring with them a great deal of responsibility. Events are brewing that will lead nations into war, rival magicians into conflict, and spark an act of sorcery so brutal that its effects will be felt for centuries . . . Praise for Trudi Canavan: 'Epic, vivid and believable' Guardian 'It's easy to see why Trudi Canavan's novels so often make the bestseller lists. Her easy, flowing style makes for effortless reading . . . Delightful worldbuilding . . . Vivid and enjoyable' SFX 'The world-building is tremendous. The magical system is sophisticated and fascinating' Striking Keys 'A suspenseful masterpiece . . . will have fans desperate for the sequel' RT Book Reviews 'Superb . . . an enthralling tapestry of a book that's hard to put down' Fantasy Faction *Have you tried Trudi Canavan's stunning new series, Millennium's Rule? It starts with the Sunday Times bestselling THIEF'S MAGIC*

The Magician's Apprentice

The Magician's Apprentice
Author: J.M. Snyder
Publisher: JMS Books LLC
Total Pages: 21
Release: 2013-01-20
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1611529980


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Devon Taylor helped fashion a local street magician called Harry Marvel into the well-known illusionist Harry Marvelous. In the seven years they’ve been together, Devon has worked alongside Harry onstage as his apprentice. To Devon, Harry is an incredibly sexy older man, and the love they share is nothing less than pure magic. But in today’s world, even children find it hard to believe in magic. When Devon overhears a teenager mocking Harry before a show, he invites the boy on stage to help out with Harry’s famous disappearing act. Unfortunately, the boy really does disappear on his way back to his seat after the performance. When the show is over, Devon and Harry find themselves confronted by security. Harry insists his illusions aren’t real, but does Devon know something Harry doesn’t?

Magician: Apprentice

Magician: Apprentice
Author: Raymond E. Feist
Publisher: Spectra
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2017-08-22
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0525480048


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A worthy pupil . . . A dangerous quest To the forest on the shore of the Kingdom of the Isles, the orphan Pug came to study with the master magician Kulgan. But though his courage won him a place at court and the heart of a lovely Princess, he was ill at ease with the normal ways of wizardry. Yet Pug's strange sort of magic would one day change forever the fates of two worlds. For dark beings from another world had opened a rift in the fabric of spacetime to being again the age-old battle between the forces of Order and Chaos. Praise for Magician: Apprentice “Totally gripping . . . A fantasy of epic scope, fast-moving action and vivid imagination.”—The Washington Post Book World “Most exciting . . . A very worthy and absorbing addition to the fantasy field.”—Andre Norton “The best new fantasty in years . . . has a chance of putting its aughor firmly on the trone next to Tolkien—and keeping him there.”—The Dragon Magazine

The Magician's Apprentice

The Magician's Apprentice
Author: Les Penhaligan
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 74
Release: 2012-11-10
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 1479737321


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The Magician's Apprentice Geordie a young dragon is chosen by Merlin the Wizard to become his apprentice. The story follows Geordie through his first few months of training in mixing healing potions for the villagers and developing his magic ability under the watchful eye of Merlin. One morning Merlin tells Geordie that he has to go away to help a friend fight a Dark Wizard who is trying to take his kingdom. Geordie is to be left in charge of the running of the castle and village while Merlin is away. Geordie soon masters the ordinary day to day stuff and finds he has plenty of time to teach himself to fly and improve his magic skills. The tale gets darker with the return of a defeated Merlin closely followed by the Dark Wizard, his Demon and a mighty army who try and storm the castle. Merlin is captured by the Dark Wizard and all Geordie’s magic skills and courage are put to the test when he is forced to become Merlin’s Champion and fight a duel to the death with the Demon. http://lespenhaligan.com/

The Magician's Apprentice

The Magician's Apprentice
Author: Kate Banks
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2012-08-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 0374347174


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Baz has always dreamed about following his two older brothers out of his dusty little town, so when a stranger comes to his family's home and asks him to be a weaver's apprentice, Baz is eager to start his journey. But when he reaches the village of Kallah and starts his apprenticeship, Baz learns that his master is very cruel. And when the master trades Baz to a magician for a sword, Baz expects no better from his new owner. But as Baz travels with this kind-hearted and wise magician, their journey takes him across the desert, up a mountain, and into the depths of life's meaning. He learns to re-examine his beliefs about people, the world, and himself, discovering that the whole world is connected and no person can ever be owned.

The Magician's Apprentice

The Magician's Apprentice
Author: Sidney Rosen
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Total Pages: 162
Release: 1994
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780876148099


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In 1264, Jean of Toulouse, a young French student and friar accused of heresy by the Inquisition, is sent to Oxford to spy on the scholarly monk, Roger Bacon, who is suspected of being a heretic for his advanced scientific ideas.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2019-07-09
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0691191425


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A diverse new anthology that traces the meaning and magic of the sorcerer’s apprentice tale throughout history “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” might conjure up images of Mickey Mouse from the Disney film Fantasia, or of Harry Potter. As this anthology reveals, however, “sorcerer’s apprentice” tales—in which a young person rebels against, or complies with, an authority who holds the keys to magical powers—have been told through the centuries from classical times to today. This collection brings together more than fifty sorcerer’s apprentice stories by a plethora of writers, including Ovid, Sir Walter Scott, and the Brothers Grimm. In an extensive introduction, fairy-tale scholar Jack Zipes discusses the significance of the apprentice stories, the contradictions in popular retellings, and the importance of magic as a tool of resistance against figures who abuse their authority. Twenty specially commissioned black-and-white illustrations by noted artist Natalie Frank bring the stories to visual life.

Folk Traditions of the Arab World

Folk Traditions of the Arab World
Author: Hasan M. El-Shamy
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Total Pages: 496
Release: 1995
Genre: Arabs
ISBN: 9780253352224


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Storytelling

Storytelling
Author: Josepha Sherman
Publisher: Routledge
Total Pages: 910
Release: 2015-03-26
Genre: History
ISBN: 1317459385


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Storytelling is an ancient practice known in all civilizations throughout history. Characters, tales, techniques, oral traditions, motifs, and tale types transcend individual cultures - elements and names change, but the stories are remarkably similar with each rendition, highlighting the values and concerns of the host culture. Examining the stories and the oral traditions associated with different cultures offers a unique view of practices and traditions."Storytelling: An Encyclopedia of Mythology and Folklore" brings past and present cultures of the world to life through their stories, oral traditions, and performance styles. It combines folklore and mythology, traditional arts, history, literature, and festivals to present an overview of world cultures through their liveliest and most fascinating mode of expression. This appealing resource includes specific storytelling techniques as well as retellings of stories from various cultures and traditions.

the Magician's Apprentice

the Magician's Apprentice
Author: Trudi Canavan
Publisher: PT Mizan Publika
Total Pages: 964
Release: 2010
Genre:
ISBN: 9789794335802


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