Mina to kick off Darkland Tales series of reworks for Polygon

Mina to kick off Darkland Tales series of reworks for Polygon

Polygon, an imprint of independent Edinburgh-based publisher Birlinn, is launching a new series of dramatic fictional retellings of stories from history, myth and legend written by Scottish authors, called the Darkland Tales. It has also made two new signings to its poetry list. 

The first Darkland Tales title will be Rizzio by award-winning novelist Denise Mina pictured right, with volumes to follow by Jenni Fagan and Alan Warner in 2022. The series aims to reclaim history for a modern audience and Polygon says that “while each book has a unique voice and distinctive individual identity, ...

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