Sorcerer to the Crown: Navigating High Society in a Fantasy Regency England

An image of a dragon sitting on a box, screeching. Words read, "An enchanting cross between Georgette Heyer and Susanna Clarke, full of delights and surprises. - Naomi Novik, New York Times bestselling author; Sorcerer to the Crown, Zen Cho"
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Genre: Fantasy

Synopsis: Taking place in Regency London, Sorcerer to the Crown follows the leader of the country’s magicians, Zacharias Wythe. Zacharias was bought and freed as a child by Sir Stephen Wythe, the Sorcerer Royal of Unnatural Philosophers. Sir Stephen trained him in magic and groomed him to take over his position. Now, after Sir Stephen’s death, Zacharias is suffering the difficulties of being a black man in a position of power over white gentlemen–no matter how polite and dutiful he remains, the country’s problems are blamed on him. The biggest of these problems is a general decline of magic in the country, which Zacharias is obligated to fix… Continue reading “Sorcerer to the Crown: Navigating High Society in a Fantasy Regency England”