The Tangled Lands

17th Nov 2020

Paolo Bagigalupi and Tobias S Bucknell

I picked this one up because of Bagigalupi, but on getting home realised I had read Bucknell too. Nice find.

This collobaration has them writing a chapter each across 4 chapters. It is set in the same world and sometimes characters participate in both authors stories. It is like a set of short stories. It is still has some fascinating ideas, but a grand arc would have been nicer.

The concept of the bramble felt like an analogy for climate change for me. Or any other reckless human nature. An enchanting book. Wonderful imagination.