It S Twenty Years Since The Evenfall Swept Across The Vellum And The Bitmites Took Reality Apart, Twenty Years Since Phreedom Messenger Disappeared Into The Wilderness And Seamus Finnan Was Imprisoned In His Own Past Twenty Years Of Chaos But The Dukes, The Remnants Of The Covenant, Still Cling To Power In Their Enclaves Of Order In The Bitmite Devastated Wilderness In Their Havens In The HinterAcross The Folds Of Time And Space, Though, Rogues And Rebels Are Rising Up Against The Empire From A Mediaeval Fortress Where Wandering Mummers Stage A Harlequin Play Based On Euripides S The Bacchae And Performed In The Cant To Kentigern Where Another Harlequin, Jack Flash, Wreaks Havoc On A Fascist State That Thought Him Dead From A Paris Where Jack Carter And Seamus Finnan, Heroes Of The International Brigades, Seek To Rewrite History To A Berlin Where A Very Different Jack Seeks To Save The World From A History He Has Helped Make Real Locked In An Eternal Battle Of Chaos And Order, It Seems Everyone Must Play Their Part Now, As Rebel Or Tyrant, Hero Or Villain It Is, Quite Simply, Stunning And The Most Powerful Debut Novel I Ve Read Since Susanna Clarke S J Onathan Strange And Mr Norrell Forbidden Planet International
Hal Duncan is the author of Vellum, which was a finalist for both the William H Crawford Award and the Locus Award for Best First Novel He is a member of the Glasgow SF Writers Circle He lives in the West End of Glasgow.
- 600 pages
- Hal Duncan
- 07 February 2017 Hal Duncan