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A crucible of souls / Mitchell Hogan.

By: Hogan, Mitchell [author.].
Contributor(s): Hogan, Mitchell.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Hogan, Mitchell. Sorcery ascendant sequence: 1.; Hogan, Mitchell. Sorcery ascendant sequence: 01.; Sorcery ascendant sequence: Book 1Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. HarperCollins Publishers, 2015Description: 500 pages : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781460750698; 1460750691.Subject(s): Magicians -- FictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. | Paranormal fiction. DDC classification: A823.4
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The Aurealis Award-winning e-book bestseller now in print. An imaginative new talent makes his debut with the acclaimed first instalment in the epic Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, a mesmerizing tale of high fantasy that combines magic, malevolence, and mystery. When young Caldan's parents are brutally slain, the boy is raised by monks who initiate him into the arcane mysteries of sorcery. Growing up plagued by questions about his past, Caldan vows to discover who his parents were, and why they were violently killed. The search will take him beyond the walls of the monastery, into the unfamiliar and dangerous chaos of city life. With nothing to his name but a pair of mysterious heirlooms and a handful of coins, he must prove his talent to become apprenticed to a guild of sorcerers. But the world outside the monastery is a darker place than he ever imagined, and his treasured sorcery has disturbing depths he does not fully understand. As a shadowed evil manipulates the unwary and forbidden powers are unleashed, Caldan is plunged into an age-old conflict that will bring the world to the edge of destruction. Soon, he must choose a side, and face the true cost of uncovering his past.
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<p>The Aurealis Award-winning e-book bestseller now in print.</p> <p>An imaginative new talent makes his debut with the acclaimed first installment in the epic Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, a mesmerizing tale of high fantasy that combines magic, malevolence, and mystery.</p> <p>When young Caldan's parents are brutally slain, the boy is raised by monks who initiate him into the arcane mysteries of sorcery.</p> <p>Growing up plagued by questions about his past, Caldan vows to discover who his parents were, and why they were violently killed. The search will take him beyond the walls of the monastery, into the unfamiliar and dangerous chaos of city life. With nothing to his name but a pair of mysterious heirlooms and a handful of coins, he must prove his talent to become apprenticed to a guild of sorcerers.</p> <p>But the world outside the monastery is a darker place than he ever imagined, and his treasured sorcery has disturbing depths he does not fully understand. As a shadowed evil manipulates the unwary and forbidden powers are unleashed, Caldan is plunged into an age-old conflict that will bring the world to the edge of destruction.</p> <p>Soon, he must choose a side, and face the true cost of uncovering his past.</p> "The story is strong and the writing style simple but assured as a promising new series begins." - Daily Telegraph </p>

The Aurealis Award-winning e-book bestseller now in print. An imaginative new talent makes his debut with the acclaimed first instalment in the epic Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, a mesmerizing tale of high fantasy that combines magic, malevolence, and mystery. When young Caldan's parents are brutally slain, the boy is raised by monks who initiate him into the arcane mysteries of sorcery. Growing up plagued by questions about his past, Caldan vows to discover who his parents were, and why they were violently killed. The search will take him beyond the walls of the monastery, into the unfamiliar and dangerous chaos of city life. With nothing to his name but a pair of mysterious heirlooms and a handful of coins, he must prove his talent to become apprenticed to a guild of sorcerers. But the world outside the monastery is a darker place than he ever imagined, and his treasured sorcery has disturbing depths he does not fully understand. As a shadowed evil manipulates the unwary and forbidden powers are unleashed, Caldan is plunged into an age-old conflict that will bring the world to the edge of destruction. Soon, he must choose a side, and face the true cost of uncovering his past.

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