The Face in the Frost

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Audio (5.10 hours)
Product Number: Z100147238
Released: Mar 12, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781977351500
Narrator/s: Eric Michael Summerer
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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A fantasy classic by the author of The House with a Clock in Its Walls-basis for the Jack Black movie-and "a writer who knows what wizardry is all about" (Ursula K. Le Guin). A richly imaginative story of wizards stymied by a power beyond their control, A Face in the Frost combines the thrills of a horror novel with the inventiveness of fairy tale-inspired fantasy. Prospero, a tall, skinny misfit of a wizard, lives in the South Kingdom-a patchwork of feuding duchies and small manors, all loosely loyal to one figurehead king. Along with his necromancer friend Roger Bacon, who has been on a quest to find a mysterious book, Prospero must flee his home to escape ominous pursuers. Thus begins an adventure that will lead him to a grove where his old rival, Melichus, is falsely rumored to be buried and to a less-than-hospitable inn in the town of Five Dials-and ultimately into a dangerous battle with origins in a magical glass paperweight. With a unique blend of humor and darkness, it remains one of the most beloved tales by the Edgar Award-nominated author also known for the long-running Lewis Barnavelt series.

Author(s): John Bellairs
Original Publish Date: Mar 12, 2019

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