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The true queen / Zen Cho.

By: Cho, Zen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cho, Zen. Sorcerer Royal: 2.Publisher: London, England : Macmillan, and imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 367 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781509801107; 1509801103.Subject(s): Amnesia -- Fiction | Sisters -- Fiction | Magicians -- FictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: In the follow-up to the "delightful" Regency fantasy novel (NPR.org) Sorcerer to the Crown, a young woman with no memories of her past finds herself embroiled in dangerous politics in England and the land of the fae. When sisters Muna and Sakti wake up on the peaceful beach of the island of Janda Baik, they can't remember anything, except that they are bound as only sisters can be. They have been cursed by an unknown enchanter, and slowly Sakti starts to fade away. The only hope of saving her is to go to distant Britain, where the Sorceress Royal has established an academy to train women in magic. If Muna is to save her sister, she must learn to navigate high society, and trick the English magicians into believing she is a magical prodigy. As she's drawn into their intrigues, she must uncover the secrets of her past, and journey into a world with more magic than she had ever dreamed.
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection (New)
Fiction Collection (New) CHO Checked out 27/05/2021 T00818361
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Fairyland's future lies in doubt...The island of Janda Baik, in the Malay archipelago, has long been home to witches. And Muna and her sister Satki wake on its shores under a curse - which has stolen away their memories. Satki plots to banish it in London, as Britain's Sorceress Royal dares to train female magicians. But the pair journey there via the Fairy Queen's realm, where Satki disappears.Distraught, Muna takes her sister's place at the school, despite her troublesome lack of magic. Then the Sorceress receives an ambassador from the Fairy Court, which has incarcerated her friends - for supposedly stealing a powerful talisman. Their Queen is at her most dangerous, fearing for her throne. For the missing trinket contained the magic of her usurped sister, Fairyland's rightful heir. Mina must somehow find Satki, break their curse and stay out of trouble. But if the true queen does finally return, trouble may find her first...The True Queen is Zen Cho's spellbinding second book, following her award-winning The Sorcerer to the Crown. This standalone is set in that same wonderful Regency world with a fairy tale twist. PRAISE FOR THE TRUE QUEEN"Totally immersive, an utterly enjoyable experience. Here East, West and the Realm of Fairy meet: three vivid and vastly different societies steeped in the paradox of belonging and alienation. A story full of humour, heartbreak, and hope ? Cho captivates once more" Karen Lord, author of The Best of All Possible Worlds "A joyous mash-up of Jane Austen and high fantasy" M. R. Carey, author of The Girl with All the Gifts"intricate, inventive and joyful. What a five-star treat!" Vic James, author of the Dark Gifts trilogy"A sheer delight from beginning to end. Cho perfectly conjures the opulence, absurdity and conflict of the period, and her magical societies are so wholly interwoven with history that you'll start to believe there really was a Sorceress Royal - and that centuries ago, you really could travel through Fairyland from one side of the world to the other " Samantha Shannon, author of The Bone Season series.

In the follow-up to the "delightful" Regency fantasy novel (NPR.org) Sorcerer to the Crown, a young woman with no memories of her past finds herself embroiled in dangerous politics in England and the land of the fae. When sisters Muna and Sakti wake up on the peaceful beach of the island of Janda Baik, they can't remember anything, except that they are bound as only sisters can be. They have been cursed by an unknown enchanter, and slowly Sakti starts to fade away. The only hope of saving her is to go to distant Britain, where the Sorceress Royal has established an academy to train women in magic. If Muna is to save her sister, she must learn to navigate high society, and trick the English magicians into believing she is a magical prodigy. As she's drawn into their intrigues, she must uncover the secrets of her past, and journey into a world with more magic than she had ever dreamed.