Inventive fantasy centring on a world with four versions of London, each with a different level of magic. One for Neil Gaiman fans. --The Guardian
A Darker Shade of Magic is smart, funny and sexy ... and Schwab keeps the excitement coming with roller-coaster plot twists that establish her as, perhaps, the natural successor to Diana Wynne Jones s contemporary fantasy crown.' --The Independent
Fans of fantasy (adults and young adults) will enjoy A Darker Shade of Magic, the new novel from Victoria 'VE' Schwab --The Telegraph
Most people only know one London; but what if there were several? Kell is one of the last Travelers—magicians with a rare ability to travel between parallel Londons. There’s Grey London, dirty and crowded and without magic, home to the mad king George III. There’s Red London, where life and magic are revered. Then, White London, ruled by whoever has murdered their way to the throne. But once upon a time, there was Black London...