Books For You | The Winter of The Witch: The final part of the Winter Trilogy

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One girl can make a difference…

Moscow is in flames, leaving its people searching for answers – and someone to blame. Vasilisa, a girl with extraordinary gifts, must flee for her life, pursued by those who blame their misfortune on her magic. Then a vengeful demon returns, stronger than ever. Determined to engulf the world in chaos, he finds allies among men and spirits. Mankind and magical creatures alike find their fates resting on Vasya’s shoulders. But she may not be able to save them all.

The Winter of The Witch (Rs 599, hardback), the third book in the Winter Trilogy after The Bear And The Nightingale and The Girl In The Tower by Katherine Arden, is a fairytale for adults like no other.

Magical, literary and utterly captivating, this is a perfect blend of historical fiction and magical realism. Fairytales are one of the most enduring themes in literature, and this will appeal to fans of Erin Morgenstern, Neil Gaiman and George RR Martin.

About the Author

Born in Austin, Texas, Katherine Arden spent her junior year of high school in Rennes, France. Following her acceptance to Middlebury College in Vermont, she deferred enrolment for a year in order to live and study in Moscow. At Middlebury, she specialized in French and Russian literature. After receiving her BA, she moved to Maui, Hawaii, working every kind of odd job imaginable, from grant writing and making crêpes to serving as a personal tour guide. After a year on the island, she moved to Briançon, France, and spent nine months teaching. She then returned to Maui, stayed for nearly a year, then left again to wander. Currently she lives in Vermont, but really, you never know. She is the author of The Bear and the Nightingale and The Girl in the Tower. These novels make up the first two parts of The Winternight Trilogy.

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