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About The League of Scholars

1882, Boston.

Silas, a young, absent-minded Latin professor who sometimes even forgets he’s married.

Faye, a wild-haired writer, floundering to conform to the high-class society she married into.

 

George, a flamboyant gentleman with excellent taste and abysmal money problems.

Skander, a second-generation Turkish immigrant and struggling inventor.

Silas’ habit of collecting oddities (which he intends to sell, but never does) is well-known by all his friends, and most of the community, so it doesn’t strike him as odd when a stranger gives him a book at the symphony. In fact, it would have been like any other book – destined to sit on his over-full bookshelf, likely on top of a rare book of Yiddish poetry or an ancient German epic, until it disintegrated to dust at the end of time – if it weren’t for the words. Specifically, the fact that they do not stay the same. Propelled by curiosity, he begins to investigate, only to find that not only is there no author credited, but neither the publisher nor the holding library even exist.

When he disappears without warning, his wife, Faye, and George and Skander go looking for him. When ghostly figures begin to haunt their steps, looking for the book, they realize it could be more important than they had ever imagined. It isn’t long before all four of them become entangled in the middle of a war between two secret organizations, one of which hides in the shadows and the other of which, apparently, controls the world.