Fantastic News

Fantastic News

John C Wright just posted: It appears that, unbeknownst to me, SWAN KNIGHT’S SON is up for the Planetary Award. If you maintain a blog, you can vote. I just finished *Swan Knight’s Son*, the first of the Moth and Cobweb books, and absolutely love it. It is easily as poetic and vivid as anything of his I’ve read. If anything, it has the deepest contrasts without pushing to extremes. For all that I love the Metachronopolis or Night Lands stories, they are about finding light in the darkness. Sure, Metachronopolis *looks* prettier, but it’s a…

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A Parable for the Dragon Awards (and Congratulations)

A Parable for the Dragon Awards (and Congratulations)

In his inimitable style, Dave Freer gives us a parable for the inaugural Dragon awards. A little parable for you: Once upon a time, some Bavarian beer fanciers set up a beer-fest in field outside their small town. Now, because nothing goes quite so well with good beer as good smoked and cured pork, soon there were people providing the same, and happy buxom lasses serving beer, eisbein, various pork sausages and ham. Then there was an oom-pah band. Everyone had a great time, and the festival grew, people came from far and wide, and stall-holders made money. A carpet…

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Swan Knight's Son: The Green Knight's Squire Book One (Moth & Cobweb 1)

Swan Knight's Son: The Green Knight's Squire Book One (Moth & Cobweb 1)

Castalia house has a new book out by the inimitable John C Wright, and the beginning of yet another new series. We are very pleased and proud to announce the beginning of a brand new YA fantasy series from John C. Wright that we anticipate may one day be worthy to be mentioned in the same breath as classic fantasy series such as The Dark is Rising and The Chronicles of Prydain. The book is the first in a new duodecilogy called Moth & Cobweb, and the first book in the series is THE GREEN KNIGHT’S SQUIRE: SWAN KNIGHT’…

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