Magus of the Library

Magus of the Library

Volume 1

Graphic Novel - 2019
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"A story about a poor boy swept away by a kind library mage and the (literal) magic of reading. [...] In a lushly-detailed fantasy world reminiscent of Arabian Nights, the Great Library is the center of learning in the world, and its librarians are capable of magnificent feats of magic! In a small village far from the Library, a poor little elf boy struggles against bullies who call him "knife-ears." His only solace: the books he sneaks out of the village's tiny branch library, which he's not allowed in. When a librarian from the Great Library arrives, he's dazzled by her knowledge and glamor. Their meeting will change his life and begin the adventure he's always dreamed of having!"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: [New York, New York] : Kodansha Comics, [2019]
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781632368232
1632368234
Characteristics: 226 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm

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Prejudice keeps Theo out of the village library. Shunned for his appearance and for being poor, all he wants is to get by, and to read the books a friend sneaks out of the library for him. Then magic-wielding librarians from the City of Books visit Theo's town, and he begins to dream bigger.


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