Daniel O’Malley’s first novel, The Rook, has been released upon an unsuspecting populace in the USA and Australia! By clicking on this link, you can experience the first four chapters of The Rook.
Read an excerpt from The Rook
My favorite writer passed away earlier this month. I am talking, of course, about Sir Terry Pratchett. If, as seems scarcely possible, you are not already acquainted with his works, then I regard you with simultaneous horror (because everyone should have read his books, they are the essential element of any household, before one buys a stove or a mattress) and envy (because you have a whole lot of really outstanding books ahead of you.) For me, it began in year 7 with Truckers. Our English class took part in a scheme in which every week we got to pick a fresh novel from a selection. For some, it was hell on earth. For me, paradise. The first week, the librarian [...]