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First UK edition hardback with a single number 1 as the number sequence indicating a first printing of this edition. Minor bump at head and tail of book spine and to all four corners (caused in transit). The dust jacket is complete, still shows the price, but is showing signs of storage wear to the extremities.
Author’s debut novel.
SYNOPSIS: “Nicodemus Weal is a cacographer, unable to reproduce even simple magical texts without ‘misspelling’ – a mistake which can have deadly consequences. He was supposed to be the Halcyon, a magic-user of unsurpassed power, destined to save the world. Instead he is restricted to menial tasks and mocked for his failure to live up to the prophecy. But not everyone interprets the prophecy in the same way. There are some factions who believe a cacographer such as Nicodemus could hold great power – power that might be used as easily for evil as for good. And when two of the wizards closest to Nicodemus are found dead, it becomes clear that some of those factions will stop at nothing to find the apprentice and bend him to their will…”
Packed weight 570sms. IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH