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Is part of The Black Magician Trilogy Trudi Canavan , 2001 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 The Magicians' Guild
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'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 www.trudicanavan.com (Sighted 16/4/10)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2001 .
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      Extent: 520p.
      Description: illus., maps, plan
      ISBN: 0732270952, 9780732270957
    • London,
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      Orbit ,
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      Extent: 528p.
      ISBN: 1841493139
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      EOS ,
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      Extent: 370p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 006057528X
    • London,
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      Atom ,
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      Extent: 469p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 9781904233664, 190423366X (hbk)
    • London,
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      Atom ,
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      Extent: 468p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 9781905654109 (pbk), 1905654103 (pbk)
Alternative title: Gildi-i-a Magov
Language: Russian
    • Moscow,
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      ACT ; Ermak ,
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      Extent: 474p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 9785170269198, 5170269196, 5957716065
      Series: y separately published work icon Vek Drakona Bek Drakona Moscow : ACT , Z1842830 1996 series - publisher

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Works about this Work

An Interview with Trudi Canavan Kate Forsyth (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction , no. 43 2010; (p. 148-152)
Reviews and News Bill Congreve , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 29 2002; (p. 80-91)

— Review of Rebel's Cage Kate Jacoby , 2001 single work novel ; Fire and Sword Simon Brown , 2001 single work novel ; The Magicians' Guild Trudi Canavan , 2001 single work novel ; The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel ; Schild's Ladder Greg Egan , 2001 single work novel ; Shades Robert Hood , 2001 series - author novel ; Nor of Human... An Anthology of Fantastic Creatures 2001 anthology short story ; The Music of Razors Cameron Rogers , 2001 single work novel ; Bad Medicine Jack Dann , 2000 single work novel ; Jubilee Jack Dann , 2001 selected work short story novella
Reviews and News Bill Congreve , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 29 2002; (p. 80-91)

— Review of Rebel's Cage Kate Jacoby , 2001 single work novel ; Fire and Sword Simon Brown , 2001 single work novel ; The Magicians' Guild Trudi Canavan , 2001 single work novel ; The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel ; Schild's Ladder Greg Egan , 2001 single work novel ; Shades Robert Hood , 2001 series - author novel ; Nor of Human... An Anthology of Fantastic Creatures 2001 anthology short story ; The Music of Razors Cameron Rogers , 2001 single work novel ; Bad Medicine Jack Dann , 2000 single work novel ; Jubilee Jack Dann , 2001 selected work short story novella
An Interview with Trudi Canavan Kate Forsyth (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction , no. 43 2010; (p. 148-152)
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