Sunday 9 December 2018

The Writer's Map: An atlas of imaginary lands edited by Huw Lewis-Jones is this week's BOOK OF THE WEEK. This beautifully presented celebration of literary maps, packed with colour illustrations of maps either published in works of fiction or drawn by authors to help them write works of fiction, and with essays on literary cartography by Robert Macfarlane, Frances Hardinge, David Mitchell, Coralie Bickford-Smith, Philip Pullman, and others. 
>> See inside
>> Read Stella's review.  
>> How writers map their imaginary worlds. 
>> David Mitchell on starting with a map (excerpted from this book).
>> Lev Grossman on fantasy maps (excerpted from the book). 
>> Other excerpts from the book.
>> Book trailer. 
>> Robert Louis Stevenson only began to write Treasure Island after drawing the map

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