Full Fathom Five, the third entry in Max Gladstone's Craft sequence is a modern fantasy thriller that has some interesting things to say about the world around us, and it's one of the best fantasy novels of the summer. Spoilers below...
Blake Charlton, author of Spellwright, joins us to talk about fantasy, dyslexia, and medical school. Plus, Dave and John discuss magic and medicine in fiction.
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Blake Charlton's Spellwright is a fantastic first novel, set in an intriguing world of magic based on the written word. Charlton uses his own experiences with dyslexia to create a protagonist, Nicodemus, whose learning disability could unmake the world.