The Tourmaline

The Tourmaline

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Teenager Miranda Popescu is at the fulcrum of a deadly political and diplomatic battle between conjurers in an alternate fantasy world where "Roumania" is a leading European power. Miranda was hidden by her aunt in our world. An American couple adopted and raised her in their quiet Massachusetts college town, but she had been translated by magic back to her own world, and is at large, five years in the future. The mad Baroness Ceaucescu in Bucharest, and the sinister alchemist, the Elector of Ratisbon, who holds her true mother prisoner in Germany, are her enemies. This is the story of how Miranda, separated from her two best friends, Peter and Andromeda, who have been left behind in the forests of an alternate America - begins to grow into her own personality. And how Peter and Andromeda are shockingly changed in the process of making their way to Roumania to find Miranda again at the end of this book. The exciting second volume of this brand new fantasy series, "The Tourmaline" is not to be missed.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 160 x 236.2 x 35.6mm | 589.68g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 076531441X
  • 9780765314413
  • 1,552,253

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"To compare Paul Park with Philip Pullman or John Crowley gives a hint of the kind of satisfaction his fiction provides." Ursula K. Le Guin"show more

About Paul Park

PAUL PARK lives in North Adams, MAshow more

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173 ratings
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