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A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians
"A sweeping tale of revolution and wonder in a world not quite like our own. It is the Age of Enlightenment -- of new and magical political movements, from the necromancer Robespierre calling for revolution in France to the weather mage Toussaint L'Ouverture leading the slaves of Haiti in their fight for freedom, to the bold new Prime Minister William Pitt weighing the ...more
Hardcover, 544 pages
Expected publication: June 23rd 2020 by Redhook
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An interesting and super detailed alternate historical fantasy where magicians are randomly born but only the rich can legally use their magic. It’s a story of revolution, of young people looking to make the world better, of the Revolutionary period in not just America but France and the abolition movement. It’s a reassessment of the emergence of the Western World but if there had been magic. Very political and wordy, so be prepared for that. But still super interesting.
H.G. Parry lives in a book-infested flat in Wellington, New Zealand, which she shares with her sister and two overactive rabbits. She holds a PhD in English Literature from Victoria University of Wellington, and teaches English, Film, and Media Studies. Her short fiction has appeared in Intergalactic Medicine Show, Daily Science Fiction, and small press anthologies. The Unlikely Escape of Uriah ...more