A GAME OF HISTORY

Where Fact Meets Fantasy (November 2014)

Historical fantasy has never been more popular, as the success of George R R Martin’s Game of Thrones – a blending of Plantagenet history with sorcery and dragons – proves. 
Why do the two genres combine so successfully? 
Where does history end and fantasy begin? 
What are the challenges of writing historical fantasy? 



Join Jack Wolf, Helen Hollick, Juliet McKenna and Lucienne Boyce for a lively discussion at 
Foyles Bookshop, 6 Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol BS1 3BU 
on 
Wednesday 12 November 2014, 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm. 
Free but booking essential – contact lucienne@lucienneboyce.com to reserve your place.

Jack Wolf is the author of the critically acclaimed The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones. Jack's Facebook Page

Helen Hollick, best-selling author in the US, author of many books including the Sea Witch Voyages (pirates and white witches) Website

Juliet McKenna, an Oxford classicist whose numerous fantasy books are history-based. website

Lucienne Boyce, Bristol author of To The Fair Land website.

Foyles Bookshop, Bristol - http://www.foyles.co.uk/bookstore-bristol

Looking forward to seeing you there!


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