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The book without words : a fable of medieval magic

Avi, 1937-

New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2005.

203 p. ; 24 cm.

Thorston, an alchemist who has spent his life trying to decipher the secret to immortality contained in the Book Without Words, is on the brink of realizing his dream when he drops dead, leaving Odo, a talking raven, and Sybil, a servant who was about to be sacrificed to Thorston's plan, to reap the rewards of his work.

Reading Level: 4.4

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ISBN:

978-0-7868-0829-8

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

Avi, 1937-

Title:

The book without words : a fable of medieval magic / Avi.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2005.

Physical:

203 p. ; 24 cm.

Summary:

Thorston, an alchemist who has spent his life trying to decipher the secret to immortality contained in the Book Without Words, is on the brink of realizing his dream when he drops dead, leaving Odo, a talking raven, and Sybil, a servant who was about to be sacrificed to Thorston's plan, to reap the rewards of his work.

Subject:

Alchemy--Fiction.

Subject:

Middle Ages--Fiction.

Subject:

Fantasy fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

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