[thechat] fantasy authors (was RE: Cadfael)

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Fri Dec 23 15:34:52 CST 2005

On 23 Dec 2005, at 18:21, Canfield, Joel wrote:

>> But check out some George Mackay Brown if you want
>> that feeling with better writing in the detail.
> indeed I will!

In fact, this is probably a good starting place:
as it's a set of stories deliberately intended to evoke dark nights  
round the fire. Remember also that Orkney (where GMB lived & wrote  
and set most of his work) is so far north, there's not a whole lot of  
daylight at this time of year.

Just ask Elfur (who's even further north...)

This one was shortlisted for the Booker:

This one has a rather good opera based on it:
although Amazon's "comic" description is utter cobblers.

I've a whole load of his books in the other room...

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