In an alternative Britain after the Second World War, a young aristocrat Hugh Anthony Disvard received from his grandfather family estate with a huge library. Among relatives grandfather was known as the original and almost a magician, but why give up such riches? True,in the will was a precondition - the heir was also to take some " secret archives Dantalian ". Arriving in a new house, Hugh, by the way, not effeminate cit and a former military pilot, vigorously embarked on an inventory and in the basement littered with books, found the dark-haired girl. Dalian how to present a new acquaintance,turned out to be a real expert, bibliophile, a sharp -tongued special and desperate sweet tooth! So what do the two young people in an old house in the middle of the wasteland? Of course, embark on adventures, proved stubborn girl that her companion worthy to become the new Guardian " Dantalian Mysterious library "representative of which Dalian is. In the library are kept secret demonic volume, one touch which can change reality. Such force people searched for, and always will be looking for, but it is rarely good, because, as a rule, the desire seekers come from the dark depths of the soul. Now the task of Hugh and Dalian - the collection of forbidden books,that the uninitiated acquired by accident, stolen or simply "forgot to return." Work hard, harmful to health, but also because the competitors are!