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The Magicians

(1976)
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Unseen by an apathetic society, a stukpendous battle is being waged between good and evil. In the center of unassuming town, gathered in a nondescript hotel, are the most powerful forces of time eternal: the thirteen black covens. On All Hallow's Eve they unite to summon the Black Magician, the darkest and deadliest being of all time They are a rag-tag group of misfits, an inexperienced but lovely witch, an ancient sorcerer obsessed with math, and a private detective who can't seem to solve a case, but they are humanity's only hope. The world is unaware of the battle, but it will suffer the ultimate consequence if the war is won by the black evil. Can a group of social rejects save the world? Or will humanity plunge forever into the abyss?

Genre: Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

February 1978 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Magicians
Author(s): James E Gunn
ISBN: 0-283-98413-9 / 978-0-283-98413-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd
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September 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Magicians
Author(s): James Gunn
ISBN: 0-684-14782-3 / 978-0-684-14782-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
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Paperback Editions

January 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Magicians
Author(s): James Gunn
ISBN: 1-60459-913-8 / 978-1-60459-913-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fantastic Books
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January 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Magicians
Author(s): James Gunn
ISBN: 0-451-09317-8 / 978-0-451-09317-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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February 1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Magicians
Author(s): James E Gunn
ISBN: 0-417-03510-1 / 978-0-417-03510-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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