Face in the Frost by John Bellairs

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Synopsis

A dark power is growing in the depths of two wizard kingdoms. The powerful Prospero and his sidekick Roger Bacon must navigate the magical realm to defeat their ancient enemy.

"Authentic fantasy by a writer who knows what wizardry is all about." --Ursula LeGuin

"The tale is rich, hilarious, inventive, filled with infectious good-humor, grisly horror, slithering evil, bumbling monarchs, and various & sundry menaces of the supernatural variety." --Lin Carter

 

About John Bellairs

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John Bellairs was born in Marshall, Michigan on January 17, 1938. He attended Notre Dame and the University of Chicago. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, he was a teacher. He went on to author fifteen graphic novels for young adults, one fantasy book "The Face in the Frost," and two other books. His works have been nominated for several awards in the past. Among those nominated for, he won the Utah Children's Fiction Book Award in 1981 for "The Letter, the Witch and the Ring" and the New York Times Outstanding Books of 1973 Award for "The House with a Clock in Its Walls." Bellairs died of cardiovascular disease, on March 8, 1991.
 
Published February 1, 1969 by MacMillan Publishing Company. 174 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books. Fiction

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