The Great Library #1
On Sale: July 7, 2015
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Young Adult | Young Adult Historical
In an exhilarating new series, New York Times
bestselling author Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a
dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has
survived the test of time.‚Ä¶
supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in
every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the
masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of
the greatest works of history instantly‚ÄĒbut the personal
ownership of books is expressly forbidden.
Brightwell believes in the value of the Library, but the
majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained
by his family, who are involved in the thriving black
market. Jess has been sent to be his family‚Äôs spy, but his
loyalties are tested in the final months of his training to
enter the Library‚Äôs service.
inadvertently commits heresy by creating a device that could
change the world, Jess discovers that those who control the
Great Library believe that knowledge is more valuable than
any human life‚ÄĒand soon both heretics and books will burn.‚Ä¶
The Great Library
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