Posts Tagged: the wake

The Rumpus Interview with Paul Kingsnorth

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Author and poet Paul Kingsnorth talks about writing an entire novel in a “shadow-tongue” of Old English, and what that taught him about our contemporary world.

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The Rumpus Interview with Benjamin Percy

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Benjamin Percy discusses his latest novel, The Dead Lands, why it’s all about keeping language fresh, and his dream job writing for DC Comics.

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Crowdfunded Invasion?

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Mark Rylance purchases the film rights to Paul Kingsnorth’s crowdfunded novel The Wake. The news is yet another achievement for a book that was once deemed “unpublishable.” Rylance said: “Paul Kingsnorth has recreated the Norman invasion of England so vividly, I immediately wanted to see and hear a filmed version. His visceral language and thrilling story telling […]

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