Unexpected Enlightenment

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The Unexpected Enlightenment of Rachel Griffin Summary

Rachel Griffin wants to know everything. As a freshman at Roanoke Academy for the Sorcerous Arts, she has been granted to opportunity to study both mundane and magical subjects.

But even her perfect recollection of every book she has ever read does not help her when she finds a strange statue in the forest - a statue of a woman with wings. Nowhere - neither in the arcane tomes of the Wise, nor in the dictionary and encyclopedia of the non-magic-using Unwary - can she find mention of such a creature.

What could it be? And why are the statue's wings missing when she returns?

When someone tries to kill a fellow student, Rachel soon realizes that, in the same way her World of the Wise hides from mundane folk, there is another, more secret world hiding from everyone - which her perfect recall allows her to remember. Her need to know everything drives her to investigate.

Rushing forward where others fear to tread, Rachel finds herself beset by wraiths, magical pranks, homework, a Raven said to bring the doom of worlds, love's first blush, and at least one fire-breathing teacher.

Curiosity might kill a cat, but nothing stops Rachel Griffin!

©2013 L Jagi Lamplighter (P)2016 L. Jagi Lamplighter
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  • Book 1

    • The Unexpected Enlightenment of Rachel Griffin

    • Books of Unexpected Enlightenment, Book 1
    • By: L. Jagi Lamplighter
    • Narrated by: Shana M Buck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rachel Griffin wants to know everything. As a freshman at Roanoke Academy for the Sorcerous Arts, she has been granted to opportunity to study both mundane and magical subjects. But even her perfect recollection of every book she has ever read does not help her when she finds a strange statue in the forest - a statue of a woman with wings. Nowhere - neither in the arcane tomes of the Wise, nor in the dictionary and encyclopedia of the non-magic-using Unwary - can she find mention of such a creature.

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    • Disappointed in an weak tale

    • By Toddy on 15-01-18

    Regular price: £24.19

  • Book 2

    • The Raven, The Elf, and Rachel

    • The Books of Unexpected Enlightenment, Volume 2
    • By: L. Jagi Lamplighter
    • Narrated by: Shana M. Buck
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Before coming to Roanoke Academy, Rachel Griffin had been an obedient girl - but it is hard to obey the rules when the world is in danger and no one will listen. Now, she's eavesdropping on Wisecraft Agents and breaking a great many regulations. Because if the adults will not believe her, then it is up to Rachel and her friends - crazy, orphan-boy Sigfried the Dragonslayer, and Nastasia, the Princess of Magical Australia - to stop the insidious Mortimer Egg from destroying the world. But first, she must survive truth spells, fights with her brother, detention, Alchemy experiments, talking to elves, and conjuring class.

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 3

    Rachel and the Many-Splendored Dreamland cover art
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