Tired of the whiz-banging razzamatazz of Fantasy in the modern world we decided to cast our eyes back a ways to the unassuming adventures of Ged, a man alone amongst the deep waters of Earthsea, lost in contemplation and touched by a strange darkness.
In this episode we take to talking Magic, Taoism and the world of Ursula Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea.
Be forewarned, we leave no rock unnamed and no spoiler unspoiled.
And if you’re reading along or just hate surprises, next episode we’ll be reading from Ken Liu’s highly praised and debut novel The Grace of Kings.
This episode we are sipping on two lovely bottles of wine generously given to us by Rathbones. Check them out here