Dark Societies with Brian Catling & Charlie Jane Anders
Monday 20th March 19:00 - 20:30 at London - Piccadilly
Brian Catling is a London-born multi-media artist. The Erstwhile is the second book in the Vorrh trilogy.
"The Vorrh is a vast unmapped and very mysterious jungle in Africa. No-one comes out of it in one piece.
Survivors report strange, mind-bending phenomena and horrific monsters. It is rumoured that the Garden of Eden still exists somewhere in the middle of it.
In The Erstwhile it transpires that some angels have escaped Eden and the Vorrh and are living in hiding in London, some in disguise as lunatics in Bedlam, one as a mutilated dog. It is also revealed that William Blake, a character in these novels, in interacting with these angels"
Charlie Jane Anders is the Hugo Award Winning editor-in-chief of io9.com. All the Birds in the Sky is her first novel.
"Patricia is a witch who can communicate with birds. Laurence is a mad scientist and inventor of the two second time machine. As teenagers they gravitate towards one another, sharing in the horrors of growing up weird.
When they later reconnect as adults, Laurence is an engineering genius living in near-future San Francisco, trying to escape a planet falling apart with technological intervention.
As they each take sides in a cataclysmic war between science and magic, Laurence and Patricia find themselves trying to make sense of life, sex and adulthood on the brink of the apocalypse."
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