The Last Graduate: A Novel

Category: Book
By (author): Novik, Naomi
Series: The Scholomance
Subject:  FICTION / Coming of Age
  FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary
  FICTION / Fantasy / Epic
  FICTION / Fantasy / General
Publisher: Del Rey
Published: September 2021
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in
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From The Publisher*The specter of graduation looms large as Naomi Novik's groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling trilogy continues in the stunning sequel to A Deadly Education.

In Wisdom, Shelter. That's the official motto of the Scholomance. I suppose you could even argue that it's true-only the wisdom is hard to come by, so the shelter's rather scant. 
 
Our beloved school does its best to devour all its students-but now that I've reached my senior year and have actually won myself a handful of allies, it's suddenly developed a very particular craving for me. And even if I somehow make it through the endless waves of maleficaria that it keeps throwing at me in between grueling homework assignments, I haven't any idea how my allies and I are going to make it through the graduation hall alive. 
 
Unless, of course, I finally accept my foretold destiny of dark sorcery and destruction. That would certainly let me sail straight out of here. The course of wisdom, surely.
 
But I'm not giving in-not to the mals, not to fate, and especially not to the Scholomance. I'm going to get myself and my friends out of this hideous place for good-even if it's the last thing I do.

With keen insight and mordant humor, Novik reminds us that sometimes it is not enough to rewrite the rules-sometimes, you need to toss out the entire rulebook.

The magic of the Scholomance trilogy will continue in 2022
Review Quote*Praise for A Deadly Education

"The can't-miss fantasy of fall 2020, a brutal coming-of-power story steeped in the aesthetics of dark academia . . . A Deadly Education will cement Naomi Novik's place as one of the greatest and most versatile fantasy writers of our time."-BookPage

"Eyeball-meltingly brilliant-Novik is, quite simply, a genius."-Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of And I Darken

"Chillingly lovely."-Library Journal (starred review)

"Naomi Novik has written the wizard-school book that we all deserve! Constant peril, a fresh magic system, and a deeper discussion of how educational inequality currently functions than I ever expected to see in fantasy."-Hank Green, author of A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor

"A must-read."-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Novik skillfully combines sharp humor with layers of imagination to build a fantasy that delights on every level."-Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Caraval series

"The start of a fabulous dark and monstrous trilogy."-Booklist (starred review)

"The Scholomance is the dark school of magic I've been waiting for."-Katherine Arden, New York Times bestselling author of The Bear and the Nightingale

"Novik's light touch, dark whimsy, and sense of humor make it hard to put down."-Locus

"A gorgeous book about monsters and monstrousness, chockablock with action, cleverness, and wit."-Holly Black, #1 New York Times bestselling author
Biographical NoteNaomi Novik is the acclaimed author of A Deadly Education, the Temeraire series, and the award-winning novels Uprooted and Spinning Silver. She is a founder of the Organization for Transformative Works and the Archive of Our Own. She lives in New York City with her family and six computers.