More than a decade ago, #1 "New York Times "bestselling author Diana Gabaldon delighted her legions of fans with "The Outlandish Companion," an indispensable guide to all the Outlander books at the time. But that edition was just a taste of things to come. Since that publication, there have been four more Outlander novels, a side series, assorted novellas, and one smash-hit Starz original television series. Now Gabaldon serves up "The Outlandish Companion, Volume Two, "an all-new guide to the latest books in the series.
Written with Gabaldon s signature wit and intelligence, this compendium is bursting with generous commentary and juicy insider details, including
a complete chronology of the series thus far
full synopses of "A Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone, "and "Written in My Own Heart s Blood"
recaps of the Lord John Grey novels: "Lord John and the Private Matter, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Hand of Devils, "and" The Scottish Prisoner"
a who s who of the cast of Outlander characters, cross-referenced by book
detailed maps and floor plans
a bibliographic guide to research sources
essays on subjects as wide ranging as Outlandish controversies regarding sex and violence, the unique responsibilities of a writer of historical fiction, and Gabaldon s writing process
a guided tour of the clothes, food, and music of the eighteenth century
a Scottishglossary and pronunciation guide
personal photos from the author taken on the set of the Starz "Outlander" series
As entertaining, sweeping, and addictive as the series itself, this second volume of "The Outlandish Companion "is a one (or two)-of-a-kind gift from an incomparable author."
- ISBN-13: 9780385344449
- ISBN-10: 0385344449
- Publisher: Delacorte Press
- Publish Date: October 2015
- Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.2 x 1.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.7 pounds
- Page Count: 656