A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Carter'sJames once again shattered my expectations . . . Moon Witch, Spider King is a breathtaking book, one that functions as well as a standalone as it does a sequel . . . This is a novel that begs to be read in one sittingEven more gripping and inventive than its predecessor . . . like Tolkien on ayahuascaThis novel's prose style, inspired by the grammar of African languages, has an intoxicating swagger and energyJames is one of the finest writers at work today, and Moon Witch, Spider King is a complex, enthralling novel. It is also utterly uncompromising, a book which the reader must meet on its own termsA fantastical epic that draws on African mythologyAn imaginative story that advances the trilogy in a satisfying way, deepening and expanding an already epic world
In this stunning follow-up to Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James draws on a rich tradition of African mythology, fantasy and history to imagine an ancient world, a lost child, an extraordinary hunter, and a mystery with many answers...
Marlon James weaves a tapestry of breathtaking adventure through a world at once ancient and startlingly modern. And, against this exhilarating backdrop of magic and violence, he explores the fundamentals of truth, the limits of power, the excesses of ambition, and our need to understand them all.
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