Before settling down to write fantasy novels, Josiah Bancroft was a poet, college instructor and aspiring comic book artist. When he is not writing, he enjoys recording the Crit Faced podcast with his authorial friends, drawing the world of the Tower and cooking dinner without a recipe. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Sharon, their daughter, Maddie and their two rabbits, Mabel and Chaplin.More examples of his work, including updates on upcoming instalments in the Books of Babel series, can be found at www.thebooksofbabel.com.
It's rare to find a modern book that feels like a timeless classic. I'm wildly in love with this bookLike its predecessor it is a brilliant piece of work . . . these two books are genius. I just love them. The story, characters and imagination shineAn extraordinary debut that is well worthy of the hype. A beautifully written, highly engaging page-turning masterpieceAn impressive display of imagination and humour . . . we have no reservations about recommending it