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The Lost Magician by Piers Torday

The Lost Magician

Piers Torday

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Quercus Children's Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publication date: 6 Sep 2018
ISBN: 9781786540515

'If you can imagine it, it exists ... somewhere.' The new spellbinding fantasy adventure from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy.

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5 stars out of 5
Nicolette Jones
2 Dec 2018

"masterly storytelling, both entertaining and profound"

In The Lost Magician (Quercus £12.99, 8+), Piers Torday revisits CS Lewis as, after the war, four siblings find their way from a professor’s library into another world. Folio, unlike Narnia, has airships and robots, and imagination is under threat from the Never Reads, while the children work out the trauma of their war experiences. The first of a trilogy, this is masterly storytelling, both entertaining and profound.