We explore sigils, giants, dragons and direwolves in medieval texts; ravens, old gods and the Weirwood in Norse myth; and a gothic, exotic orient in the eastern continent, Essos. An indispensable guide to the 21st century’s pre-eminent fantasy creation. With Carolyne Larrington.
Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English Literature at St John’s College, Oxford. Her previous books include The Land of the Green Man: A Journey through the Supernatural Landscapes of the British Isles.