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A great war, a great love, and the mythology that unites them; The Hawkman: A Fairy Tale of the Great War is a lyrical adaptation of a beloved classic.
Set against the shattering events of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, at the tale’s heart are an American schoolteacher ― dynamic and imaginative ― and an Irish musician ― homeless and hated ― who have survived bloodshed, poverty, and sickness to be thrown together in an English village. Together they quietly hide from the world in a small cottage.
Too soon, reality shatters their serenity, and they must face the parochial community. Unbeknownst to all, a legend is in the making ― one that will speak of courage and resilience amidst the forces that brought the couple together, even as outside forces threaten to tear them apart.
Author Jane Rosenberg LaForge is a poet and author from New York. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for fiction and poetry; the Best of the Net compilation for poetry; and the storySouth Million Writers Award for fiction. Her memoir, An Unsuitable Princess: A True Fantasy/A Fantastical Memoir (Jaded Ibis Press 2014) was called by Reader's Digest "one of the most inventive books in years." Her novel, The Hawkman: A Fairy Tale of the Great War, was named by Publisher's Lunch/BuzzBooks as a book to watch in 2018. Her 2012 poetry chapbook, The Navigation of Loss, was one of three winners of the Red Ochre Lit Chapbook Competition in 2012.
TIME & DATE
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 6:30am