Lion Fiction Softcover $14.99 (304pp) 978-1-78264-242-8
The Runaway unabashedly asserts the necessity of human interconnectedness in the creation of meaningful stories.
Fable intertwines with reality in Claire Wong’s The Runaway, an introspective journey into the heart and power of stories.
When Rhiannon, in a fit of anger, flees from the rustic Welsh village of Llandymna into the depths of Dyrys Woods, the village begins a desperate search for the orphaned teenager. Not wanting to be found, Rhiannon adapts to life in the woods, living off scavenged berries, sheltering in an abandoned mill, and befriending an injured hawk.
But while Rhiannon’s drama might seem self-contained, she is connected to a much larger series of stories that pervade Llandymna, stories that become starkly clearer once Adam