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ABOUT THE BOOK
A remarkable witch’s brew of supernatural, Christian, classical and scientific arcana, concocted at an all-too-real Midwestern military school. Visit the Campus at: WWW.ANNANDALEMILITARY.COM
"An occult thriller, scary, learned, and charitable in the true tradition of Charles Williams and his fellow Inklings."
—T. A. Shippey, J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century (Houghton Mifflin, 2001) and
"Intellectual and literary, Rough Magicke juxtaposes the arcane and the sacred while providing a glimpse of the divine. It’s Dead Poets Society with a dash of Harry Potter and The Name of the Rose."
—Mike Brotherton, Star Dragon (Tor Books, 2003) and
"Rough Magicke is Goodbye, Mr. Chips meets The Father Brown Mysteries, with the welcome and in fact sorely needed addition of witchcraft, telepathy, quicksand and magic rings."
—Mark O’Donnell, Getting Over Homer (Knopf, 1996) and
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
John William Houghton grew up in Culver, Indiana (a town his family founded in 1844), and was graduated from Culver Military Academy in 1971. A prize-winning historian with degrees from Harvard, Yale, Indiana and Notre Dame, he has taught English and Religious Studies, served as a school chaplain, and contributed to both Tolkien the Medievalist and The Harper Collins Encyclopedia of Catholicism. His 2003 collection, Falconry and other poems, is available to order from all major booksellers.
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