Memory, Sorrow and Thorn and its literary legacy

As the publication of The Witchwood Crown draws nearer, many readers all over the globe are re-discovering the magic of Memory, Sorrow and Thorn and what it means to them. This trilogy holds a special place in the heart of many, many readers. Back in January, we linked to a couple a re-read posts and appreciations. But many more have been posted since, so we would like to share some more with you.

  • Zachary A. Matzo at Fantasy Faction calls Memory, Sorrow and Thorn “essential reading for any fan of the fantastic” in his appreciation.
  • Rob H. Bedford offers a brief retrospective of Memory, Sorrow and Thorn at SFFWorld.
  • Aidan Moher has a wonderfully touching piece on the lasting legacy of Memory, Sorrow and Thorn at the Barnes & Noble website.
  • Roz Kaveney has a lengthy piece about Tolkienian fantasy that focuses on Memory, Sorrow and Thorn a lot.
  • This is a wonderful tribute to Memory, Sorrow and Thorn and its significance for this particular blogger, who used the trilogy to nurse himself back to health.
  • Another wonderful blog tribute from Letters & Leaves (from 2013, but still very poignant).
  • And finally, Kevin Koperski has a great review/retrospective about returning to Osten Ard with Tad Williams


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  1. Absolutely loved Memory,Sorrow,and Thorn. I have read them multiple times. Each time, I feel like I have discovered something new to the story.It is exciting to be going back to Osten Ard. Looking forward to the release of The Witchwood Crown. I just know it is going to be amazing. Thank you Mr. Williams for a new adventure.

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