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"A Discovery of Witches" is a fantasy series based on the similarly-named novel of the "All Souls" trilogy, written by Deborah Harkness. Reluctant witch/historian Diana Bishop discovers a bewitched manuscript in the Bodleian library. As she attempts to unravel the secrets this book holds about magical creatures, she is forced back into the world of magic, full of vampires, daemons, witches and forbidden love. Forming an unlikely alliance, geneticist and vampire Matthew Clairmont helps Diana to attempt to protect the book and solve the riddles within, while at the same time dodging threats from the magical creature world.

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A Discovery of Witches Quotes

Gerbert: What is it? What can you see? Is Diana the witch from the prophecy?
Luisa: Beware the witch with the blood of the lion and the wolf for with it she shall destroy the children of the night.
Gerbert: I know that; I know. Speak to me or you will get no more of this.
Luisa: Two. Light. Dark.
Gerbert: There are two witches?
Luisa: One close.
Gerbert: Who is she, and where can I find her?

Ysabeau: You think that lighting a fire and pouring some wine will help them?
Marthe: He loves her, Ysabeau.
Ysabeau: They'll need more than love. The witches will think she turned her back on her own kind, and they will come. And when they come, her weakness will put us all at risk.
Marthe: She will find a way to use her magic to protect herself.
Ysabeau: Then she better stop behaving like some human and find a way, fast.