Sunday, January 30, 2022

Jan. 30: Lloyd Alexander, American fantasy author


Lloyd Alexander (1924-2007) American author of more than 40 books, mainly fantasy novels for children and young adults, most famously a series of five fantasy novels rooted in Welsh mythology called The Chronicles of Prydain and featuring an "Assistant Pig-Keeper" who becomes the "High King"; the second of these was animated by Disney. Also of note is the darker and more adult Westmark trilogy, set in a time similar to the history of the French Revolution.


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