ljgoldstein (ljgoldstein) wrote in theinferior4,

New Patricia McKillip Book

The new Patricia McKillip collection, Dreams of Distant Shores, is out.  The blurb I wrote for it says, “You are about to encounter mysteries, monsters, jewels, songs, witches, a treasure chest of story.  Here are magic worlds, places of enchantment, and a wonderful, lyrical voice to guide you through them.”

Here’s something else I thought of since since I wrote that, though this is more about her overall career than a specific book.  There are a lot of people writing fantasy these days, but very few who can create myths, who can reach deep into the place where great stories come from.  McKillip is one of them.  If you like writers who speak the language of fantasy, I recommend this book (or any of her books, really) highly.

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