Book discussion of the Bird king by G. Willow Wilson

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location(s): 
Hawthorne Library
2707 E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI

A historical fantasy set during the violence, bigotry, and hysteria of the Spanish Inquisition. Fatima is a young concubine at the court of the Muslim sultan in Spin, who has lived a pampered life at thr cost of her freedom. When her one true friend, Hassan, a royal mapmaker who can draw maps that bend reality, it set to be escape with him. With the help of various jinn and other unlikely allies, Fatima and Hassan's journey tests their encumbrance and the meaning of love, power, religion, and freedom. An immersive adventure that moves at a brisk pace through lush settings, across dangerous terrain, and eventually out to the open sea. A life-affirming tale of a young woman who rejects her dismal fate and creates her own family 

Event Cost: Free
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Pre-Registration?: No
American Sign Language (ASL) Provided?: Yes
Event Website: Hawthorne Library

Last Updated : 08/01/2019