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A Discovery of Witches

(2011)
(The first book in the All Souls Trilogy series)
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A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together.

Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book to the stacks. But her discovery sets a fantastical underworld stirring, and a horde of daemons, witches, and vampires soon descends upon the library. Diana has stumbled upon a coveted treasure lost for centuries-and she is the only creature who can break its spell.

Debut novelist Deborah Harkness has crafted a mesmerizing and addictive read, equal parts history and magic, romance and suspense. Diana is a bold heroine who meets her equal in vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont, and gradually warms up to him as their alliance deepens into an intimacy that violates age-old taboos. This smart, sophisticated story harks back to the novels of Anne Rice, but it is as contemporary and sensual as the Twilight series-with an extra serving of historical realism.

Genre: Paranormal Romance

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Hardback Editions

December 2011 : USA Library Binding
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Title: A Discovery Of Witches (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (All Souls Trilogy)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN: 0-606-26728-X / 978-0-606-26728-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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September 2011 : UK Hardback

Title: A Discovery of Witches
Author(s): Deborah E Harkness
ISBN: 1-4458-5605-0 / 978-1-4458-5605-6 (UK edition)
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March 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
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February 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: (All Souls 1)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN: 0-7553-7402-9 / 978-0-7553-7402-1 (UK edition)
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February 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)
Author(s): Deborah E Harkness
ISBN: 0-670-02241-1 / 978-0-670-02241-0 (USA edition)
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February 2011 : UK Hardback

Title: A Discovery of Witches: (All Souls 1)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
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Paperback Editions

January 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches (Movie Tie-In): A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN: 0-525-50630-6 / 978-0-525-50630-0 (USA edition)
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September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: Now a major TV series (All Souls 1)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
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September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: Now a major TV series (All Souls 1)
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March 2012 : UK Paperback

Title: A Discovery of Witches
Author(s): Deborah E Harkness
ISBN: 1-4458-5606-9 / 978-1-4458-5606-3 (UK edition)
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December 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Discovery Of Witches
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN: 1-59413-505-3 / 978-1-59413-505-7 (USA edition)
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December 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN: 0-14-311968-0 / 978-0-14-311968-5 (UK edition)
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: Now a major TV series (All Souls 1) (All Souls Trilogy 1)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches
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ISBN: 0-14-311967-2 / 978-0-14-311967-8 (UK edition)
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February 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: (All Souls 1)
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ISBN: 0-7553-7403-7 / 978-0-7553-7403-8 (UK edition)
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February 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Discovery of Witches
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2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Discovery of Witches
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN: 0-14-750641-7 / 978-0-14-750641-2 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

February 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: The All Souls Trilogy, Book 1
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
Publisher: Headline Audiobooks
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February 2011 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: The All Souls Trilogy, Book 1
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
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February 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: The All Souls Trilogy, Book 1
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February 2011 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN: 0-14-242911-2 / 978-0-14-242911-2 (UK edition)
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February 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: A Novel
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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February 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: A Novel
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
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2011 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: A Discovery of Witches
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
ISBN: 1-4498-5472-9 / 978-1-4498-5472-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy, Book 1)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
Publisher: Penguin Books
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February 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Discovery of Witches: Now a major TV series (All Souls 1) (All Souls Trilogy)
Author(s): Deborah Harkness
Publisher: Headline
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