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Merging history and the fantastic with Guy Gavriel Kay

guy gavriel kay Brightness Long Ago

International bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay is well known for creating literary worlds that often look like the medieval world. It’s been called history with a quarter turn to the fantastic. In this episode he talks with Danièle about his latest novel, A Brightness Long Ago.

Guy Gavriel Kay has published 14 novels and a book of poetry, including works such as Tigana, The Song of Arbonne, and The Lions of Al-Rassan. You can learn more about him on the website Bright Weavings or follow him on Twitter @guygavrielkay.


His latest novel, A Brightness Long Ago, is published by Penguin Random House. Click here to learn more about the book. You can also buy it on

Here at we have been big fans of Guy Gavriel Kay for a long time. Our first interview with him was almost ten years ago:


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