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By John Bellairs

The Face within the Frost is a delusion vintage, defying categorization with its richly creative tale of 2 separate kingdoms of wizards, stymied through an influence that's past their keep an eye on. A tall, thin misfit of a wizard named Prospero lives within the Southern Kingdom—a patchwork of feuding duchies and small manors, all loosely unswerving to at least one figurehead king. either Prospero and an implausible adventurer named Roger Bacon glance in mirrors to determine various instances and areas, which enormously impacts their personalities and mannerisms and leads them right into a myriad of events which are occasionally scary and sometimes hilarious.
 

Hailed via critics as a rare paintings, combining the thrills of a horror novel with the inventiveness of delusion, The Face within the Frost is the debut novel that introduced John Bellairs’s attractiveness as the most person voices in younger grownup fiction.

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