The Grimoire Of Kensington Market

October 9, 2018|
The Grimoire Of Kensington Market by Lauren Davis
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The downtown core of Toronto is being consumed by elysium, a drug that allows its users to slip through the permeable edges of this world into the next before consuming them utterly. Peddled by the icy Srebrenka, few have managed to escape the drug and its dealer. But Maggie has.

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen''s "The Snow Queen," and woven through with northern folk tales, The Grimoire of Kensington Market is the story of Maggie, proprietor of the Grimoire bookstore, the cosmic nexus of all the world''s tales. Years after beating her addiction, Maggie is dismayed by the reappearance of Srebrenka in her life. Although she resists temptation, she quickly learns that her brother, Kyle, has been ensnared by Srebrenka''s drug-laced beguiling.

Driven by guilt and love, Maggie sets off on a quest to rescue Kyle from the Silver World, where robbers stalk the woods, where tavern keepers weave clouds to hide mountains and where caribou race along the northern lights. There, she must discover what hidden strengths still lie within her.

Lauren B. Davis is the author of The Grimoire of Kensington Market; Against a Darkening Sky; The Empty Room, named one of the "Best Books of the Year" by the National Post, the Winnipeg Free Press, Amazon and the Coast; and Our Daily Bread, longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and named one of the "Best Books of the Year" by the ...
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Title:The Grimoire Of Kensington Market
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:328 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:328 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:October 9, 2018
Publisher:Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781928088707

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