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W. John Tucker - The Strings of Destiny

Grand Vizier of Krar Series

‘This epic adventure by W. John Tucker launches an exciting new voice in the fantasy genre’

www.troubador.co.uk

The Strings of Destiny is the first in the grand Vizier of Krar series by local writer, W. John Tucker. It’s a post-apocalyptic novel set in a future world where a new civilisation has emerged. But it’s a world at war, in which the heroine, Blan, must confront evil to fulfil her destiny. ..

 

 ‘Fulcrum of Power’is the next book in the series, and the third volume is ‘Balance of Doubt’ .  The series is available for loan from the library, or can be purchased either in print, or as an ebook. You can find out more information  from the author’s website www.krarbooks.co.uk

 

We're going to regularly feature a local writer here. Please contact us with a biography and details of your work if you would like to be included: Harvey Briggs Onchan Library


Manx Litfest

We hosted Manx Litfest's 'Murder Most Manx' talk by Andy Wint. It was a great night, and not a seat left in the house!

Andy gave a fascinating insight into the life of George Bellairs, a quiet Bank Manager who became a best selling crime writer. He moved to the Isle of Man and set many of his novels here during the 50s and 60s.

We have some of his original publications in our Manx Collection - and his reprints too.

 You can like Manx Litfest on facebook and follow them on Twitter to keep up with all the news for the Island's next exciting Litfest.


Isle of Man Literary Society

Meet on the first Wednesday of each month at The Archibald Knox Meeting Room in Onchan.


Manx Literature

Manx Literature online celebrates and makes available classic poetry, prose and plays from the Isle of Man


eClassics of local interest

Try Project Gutenberg for works by Hall Caine, Anna of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett, Peveril of the Peak by Sir Walter Scott, Armadale by Wilkie Collins, Moby Dick by Herman Melville and more....



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