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The outlandish companion. Volume two : the second companion to the Outlander series, covering The fiery cross, A breath of snow and ashes, An echo in the bone, and Written in my own heart's blood / Diana Gabaldon.

By: Gabaldon, Diana [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Century, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: x, 640 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables, maps ; 25 cmContent type: text | cartographic image | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781780894942; 9781780894959Subject(s): Gabaldon, Diana. Outlander novels | Gabaldon, Diana. -- Characters | Gabaldon, Diana -- Authorship | Gabaldon, Diana -- Books and reading | Scottish Americans -- Fiction | Time travel -- Fiction | Randall, Claire (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Fraser, Jamie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Historical fiction -- Authorship | Fantasy fiction -- Authorship | Time travel in literature | Scotland -- In literatureSummary: FICTION COMPANIONS. 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.
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A complete guide to Books 5-8 of the internationally bestselling Outlander series- A Fiery Cross , A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone , and Written in My Own Heart's Blood


Diana Gabaldon has captivated millions of readers with her critically acclaimed Outlander novels. Now Gabaldon serves up The Outlandish Companion, Volume Two, an all-new guide to Books 5-8 in the series- A Fiery Cross , A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone , and Written in My Own Heart's Blood

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 Scottish glossary and pronunciation guide;
* Personal photos from the author taken on the set of the 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.

"In which much more is revealed regarding The fiery cross, A breath of snow and ashes, An echo in the bone, Written in my own heart's blood, and the world of Outlander, including detailed synopses, maps, and highly opinionated essays by the author"--Jacket.

Includes bibliographical references.

FICTION COMPANIONS. 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.

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