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The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams
  

The Witchwood Crown

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With a cast of hundreds - humans, giants, dragons, trolls, Sithi and Norn - The Witchwood Crown is epic fantasy as it used to be: classic, grand and sweeping and evidence that Tad Williams is the greatest living writer of the form.

If you like Tad Williams you might also like to read books by Sergei Lukyanenko, Terry Pratchett and China Mieville.

Synopsis

The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams

Thirty years ago Ineluki, the Storm King, was destroyed and his armies scattered. Osten Ard has been at peace ever since, ruled by Simon Snowlock, kitchen boy made king, and Miriamele, King Elias' only child. But now age weighs upon their reign. Simon's dreams have deserted him, old allies die and betrayal and assassination threaten. His son and heir John Josua is years dead and his grandson, Morgan, is a wastrel. A journey of redemption and discovery beckons in the darkening world. And in the frozen North, in Nakkiga, the mountain fortress, Ineluki's ally, the Norn Queen, wakes from her deep, decades-long sleep and tells her followers that she will sleep no more. Humanity must be destroyed. Her sorcerers will bring a demon back from death, her warriors will seek the world for living dragon's blood...And finally the greatest artefact of all, the Witchwood Crown, will be hers.

Reviews

Praise for Memory, Sorrow and Thorn:

'One of the main reasons I started writing fantasy ... Tad Williams' work is an essential part of any science fiction and fantasy library' -- Christopher Paolini, author of the Inheritance Cycle series

'Ground-breaking ... changed how people thought of the genre and paved the way for so much modern fantasy, including mine' -- Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Kingkiller Chronicle

'One of my favourite fantasy series' -- George R. R. Martin, author of A Game of Thrones

About the Author

Tad Williams

World-famous fantasy novelist Tad Williams is the author of the Memory, Sorrow and Thorn, Otherland and Shadowmarch series. His work is revered by fantasy masters George R. R. Martin and Christopher Paolini. He lives in California with his wife Deborah Beale, co-author of the Ordinary Farm Adventures series, and their family.

Author photo © Deborah Beale

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Book Info

Publication date

27th June 2017

Author

Tad Williams

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www.tadwilliams.com/

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Hardback
736 pages

Categories

Fantasy
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ISBN

9781473603202

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