Practical Magic (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
288
Utgivningsdatum
2021-12-03
Upplaga
Reissue
Förlag
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Dimensioner
198 x 130 x 24 mm
Vikt
260 g
ISBN
9781398515512
Practical Magic (häftad)

Practical Magic

The Beloved Novel of Love, Friendship, Sisterhood and Magic

Häftad,  Engelska, 2021-12-03
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The beloved classic novel, the basis of the classic film starring Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock As children, sisters Gillian and Sally were forever outsiders in their small New England town, teased, taunted and shunned for the air of magic that seems to sparkle in the air around them. All Gillian and Sally ever wanted was to get away. And eventually they do one marries, the other runs as far from home as she can manage. Years later, however, tragedy will bring the sisters back together. And theyll find that no matter what else may happen, theyll always have each other. An enchanting tale of love, forgiveness and family, Practical Magic is beloved of readers of all ages. Book 3 in the Practical Magic series. *~*~*Readers love Practical Magic*~*~* 'A real pleasure' Kate Atkinson 'Simply brilliant' Daily Mail [A] delicious fantasy of witchcraft and love in a world where gardens smell of lemon verbena and happy endings are possible Cosmopolitan What do you do when your long lost little sister shows up on your suburban front step a dead man in the Oldsmobile thats blocking your driveway? You help her bury him in your backyard, underneath a wilting lilac bush that will suddenly spring back to life, bearing masses of heady flowers that remind everyone who passes by of desires they thought theyd long since stifled Vogue Dark comedy and a light touch carry the story along to a truly Gothic climax, complete with heaving skies and witchery on the lawn New York Times 'A scrim of magic lies gently over [this] fictional world, in which lilacs bloom riotously in July, a lovesick boy's elbows sizzle on a diner countertop and a toad expectorates a silver ring...' Publishers Weekly
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Praise for the Practical Magic series Her books are a real pleasure practical magic Kate Atkinson [A] delicious fantasy of witchcraft and love in a world where gardens smell of lemon verbena and happy endings are possible Cosmopolitan Dripping with pathos and otherworldly possibility Vogue Dark comedy and a light touch carry the story along to a truly Gothic climax, complete with heaving skies and witchery on the lawn New York Times A master of magical realism, draws us back into the spellbinding universe of the Owens family with gorgeous prose set against a backdrop of vivid imagery Marie Claire A delightful confection witty, imaginative, unexpectedly touching The Times Reading an Alice Hoffman book is like falling into a deep dream where senses are heightened and love reigns supreme I never wanted to awaken Jodi Picoult Hoffmans classy prose imbues this modern fairy tale with bite as well as beauty Mail on Sunday Storytelling is in Hoffmans bones New York Times Book Review Vivid and enchanting another sublime entry in an arresting series Esquire I got so swept up in this enchanting story Reese Witherspoon A vivid and evocative tale prepare to be spellbound Woman Full of Hoffmans bewitching and lucid prose and vivid characters, The Book of Magic is ultimately about the very human magic of family and love and actions that echo through generations it casts a spell Matt Haig

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Alice Hoffman is the author of thirty works of fiction, including Practical Magic, The Red Garden, The Dovekeepers and, most recently,The Museum of Extraordinary Things. She lives in Boston. Visit her website: www.alicehoffman.com