The mark of any good fantasy novel: ask the reader to learn as many new words as possible as early in the book as you can, without saying what any of them mean.

Continues in Part Two. I, like Jack, have always been interested in the Norse mythology and folklore. Elves, dwarves and dragons people are already familiar with, but the draugr (pl. draugar) are one of the least known aspects. They’re basically […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…