Posts Tagged ‘Fable’

Every Boy Should Have a Man by Preston L Allen

 Source: Library Five words from the blurb: man, pet, bond, wild, dystopian Every Boy Should Have a Man is a strange fable set at a time when the Earth is suffering from climate change. ‘Man’ is in danger of extinction – partly from lack of habitat, but also because giant ‘Oafs’ are keeping them as […]

Death of an Ancient King by Laurent Gaudé

 Translated from the French by Adriana Hunter Winner of the Prix Goncourt des Lyceéns 2002 and the Prix des Libraires 2003 Five words from the blurb: King, old, wedding, conflict, honour I recently had a wonderful Twitter conversation with @thetoietlis about French fiction. She recommended many books, but Death of an Ancient King caught my eye as […]