The Starless Sea

by Erin Morgenstern | Science Fiction & Fantasy | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0385686226 Global Overview for this book
Registered by fracula of Calgary, Alberta Canada on 1/19/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by fracula from Calgary, Alberta Canada on Sunday, January 19, 2020
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Circus, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world—a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea.

Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a mysterious book hidden in the stacks. As he turns the pages, entranced by tales of lovelorn prisoners, key collectors, and nameless acolytes, he reads something strange: a story from his own childhood. Bewildered by this inexplicable book and desperate to make sense of how his own life came to be recorded, Zachary uncovers a series of clues—a bee, a key, and a sword—that lead him to a masquerade party in New York, to a secret club, and through a doorway to an ancient library hidden far below the surface of the earth. What Zachary finds in this curious place is more than just a buried home for books and their guardians—it is a place of lost cities and seas, lovers who pass notes under doors and across time, and of stories whispered by the dead. Zachary learns of those who have sacrificed much to protect this realm, relinquishing their sight and their tongues to preserve this archive, and also of those who are intent on its destruction. Together with Mirabel, a fierce, pink-haired protector of the place, and Dorian, a handsome, barefoot man with shifting alliances, Zachary travels the twisting tunnels, darkened stairwells, crowded ballrooms, and sweetly soaked shores of this magical world, discovering his purpose—in both the mysterious book and in his own life.

Journal Entry 2 by fracula at Calgary, Alberta Canada on Sunday, January 19, 2020

Released 1 mo ago (1/19/2020 UTC) at Calgary, Alberta Canada

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Taken to our annual brunch of Calgary BookCrossers.

This is a wrapped book exchange and it will be chosen based on this first sentence: There is a pirate in the basement.

Journal Entry 3 by reveredchicken at Calgary, Alberta Canada on Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Ohhhhh I’m so excited for this one!! Picked it up at the annual High Tea/wrapped book exchange. I loved the night circus, so I expect big things from this book.

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