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First known date: 2001 Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 The Black Magician Trilogy
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  • Turkish title: Kara Buyucu; Greek title:Ho mauros magos; Danish title: Sorte troldmaend; Serbian title: Trilogija crni carobnjak; Estonian title: Musta voluri triloogia; Dutch title:De zwarte magiers; French title: Trilogie du magicien noir; German title: Die gilde der schwarzen magier.


y separately published work icon The Magicians' Guild Trudi Canavan , Pymble : Voyager , 2001 Z960029 2001 single work novel fantasy

'The old magician paused. "If this young woman is a natural, we should expect her to be more powerful than our average novice, possibly even more powerful than the average magician."

Each year, the magicians of Imardin gather together to purge the city streets of vagrants and miscreants. Masters of the disciplines of magic, they know that no ordinary lowlife can oppose them. But their protective shield is not as imprenetrable as they think. Sonea, angry, frustrated and outraged by the treatment of her family and friends, throws a stone at the shield, putting all her rage behind it. She is amazed when it sails unrestricted through the barrier and knocks a magician unconscious. The Guild's worst fear has been realised. There is an untrained magician loose in Imardin who must be found before her uncontrolled powers can destroy herself and the city.'

Source: Author's website (Sighted 16/4/10)

y separately published work icon The Novice Trudi Canavan , Pymble : Voyager , 2002 Z970580 2002 single work novel science fiction horror fantasy 'Imardin is a city of dark intrigues and deadly politics, where those who wield magic wield power. Into this established order has blundered a young street-girl with extraordinary magical gifts. Adopted by the Magicians' Guild, her life is changed forever - but for better or for worse? Sonea knew that she'd face a tough time training within the Magicians' Guild but she little realised the level of animosity she would face from her fellow novices. The sons and daughters of the most powerful families in the realm, her classmates seem determined to see her fail - at whatever cost. But in accepting the protection of the guild's high lord, Sonea may have embraced an even bleaker fate. For High Lord Akkarin harbours a secret that is far darker than his magician's robes'. Source: bookseller's website.
y separately published work icon The High Lord Trudi Canavan , Pymble : Voyager , 2003 Z1028322 2003 single work novel fantasy 'Sonea has learned much since she was but a penniless urchin possessing an awesome untapped ability. She has earned the grudging respect of her fellow novices and a place in the Magicians' Guild. But there is much she wishes she had never learned -- what she witnessed, for example, in the underground chamber of the mysterious High Lord Akkarin . . . and the knowledge that the Guild is being observed closely by an ancient fearsome enemy.

'Still, she dares not ignore the terrifying truths the High Lord would share with her, even though she fears it may be base trickery, a scheme to use her astonishing powers to accomplish his dark aims. For Sonea knows her future is in his hands -- and that only in the shadows will she achieve true greatness . . . if she survives'.

Source: bookseller's website.

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    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2001-2003 .
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