Paul Cornell, geb. 1967 ist ein britischer Autor, bekannt vor allem für Fernseh-Drehbücher, aber auch etliche Romane im Bereich der Fantasy.
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The villagers in the sleepy hamlet of Lychford are divided. A supermarket wants to build a major branch on their border. Some welcome the employment opportunities, while some object to the modernization of the local environment. Judith Mawson (local crank) knows the truth — that Lychford lies on the boundary between two worlds, and that the destruction of the border will open wide the gateways to malevolent beings beyond imagination.
Band 1 der Trilogie. “A different take on the witches trope – and one I thoroughly approve of. I loved the idea of a vicar who’s unsure of her faith, a witch who doesn’t believe she is and another who owns a magic shop but doesn’t believe in magic.” (Leserin) (87 Rezensionen / 4,1 Sterne), 144 Seiten noch günstig?
It’s December in the English village of Lychford – the first Christmas since an evil conglomerate tried to force open the borders between our world and… another. Which means it’s Lizzie’s first Christmas as Reverend of St. Martin’s. Which means more stress, more expectation, more scrutiny by the congregation. Which means… well, business as usual, really. Until the apparition of a small boy finds its way to Lizzie in the church. Is he a ghost?
Band 2 der Trilogie. “You get the impression that this kind of English village weirdness, with folk horror overtones, is Paul Cornell’s bread and butter, and that he truly relishes writing stories for his trio of witches.” (Leser) (35 Rezensionen / 4,4 Sterne), 138 Seiten noch günstig?
It’s a period of turmoil in Britain, with the country’s politicians electing to remove the UK from the European Union, despite ever-increasing evidence that the public no longer supports it. And the small town of Lychford is suffering. But what can three rural witches do to guard against the unknown?
Band 3 der Trilogie. “Cornell manages to bring real world concerns into the magical world and the wave of anti-foreigner sentiment affects Lychford, too. ” (Leser) (14 Rezensionen / 3,8 Sterne), 128 Seiten noch günstig?