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The familiar / Leigh Bardugo.

Bardugo, Leigh, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9798885798594
  • Physical Description: 603 pages (large print) ; 22cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: [Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2024.

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Summary, etc.:
"In a shabby house, on a shabby street, in the new capital of Madrid, Luzia Cotado uses scraps of magic to get through her days of endless toil as a scullion. But when her scheming mistress discovers the lump of a servant cowering in the kitchen is actually hiding a talent for little miracles, she demands Luzia use those gifts to better the family's social position. What begins as simple amusement for the bored nobility takes a perilous turn when Luzia garners the notice of Antonio P̌rez, the disgraced secretary to Spain's king. Still reeling from the defeat of his armada, the king is desperate for any advantage in the war against England's heretic queen--and P̌rez will stop at nothing to regain the king's favor. Determined to seize this one chance to better her fortunes, Luzia plunges into a world of seers and alchemists, holy men and hucksters, where the lines between magic, science, and fraud are never certain. But as her notoriety grows, so does the danger that her Jewish blood will doom her to the Inquisition's wrath. She will have to use every bit of her wit and will to survive--even if that means enlisting the help of Guilľn Santangel, an embittered immortal familiar whose own secrets could prove deadly for them both."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women household employees > Fiction.
Aristocracy (Social class) > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Jewish women > Spain > Fiction.
Kings and rulers > Fiction.
Immortality > Fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles > Fiction.
Spain > History > 16th century > Fiction.
Large type books.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Large print books.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ansonia Public Library LP BARDUGO, LEIGH (Text) 34045156328309 Adult New Large Type Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown LP FIC BAR (Text) 34014150622240 Adult New Large Type Available -
Derby Public Library LP FIC BAR (Text) 34047154021324 Adult New Fiction Large Type Available -
Milford Public Library BARDUGO Leigh (Text) 34013156878624 Adult New Large Type Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text) acq1343685 Acquisitions On order -
Plumb Memorial Library - Huntington Branch FIC BARDUGO LT ED (Text) 34025153028128 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/08/2024
Woodbury Public Library LP FIC BARDUGO (Text) 34018156041602 Adult New Large Type Available -

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