Ashen Venema's Writings
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from chapter 11 ... Two mules appeared above us, struggling under a load of carpentry tools. A bent figure in a frayed coat crawled along a boulder trying to catch his strays. Wolf and I circled the animals and managed to unite them with their owner. The man gave a grunt. I assumed my help was not appreciated. His pockmarked face was...
... I really enjoyed the part where Ana is in the forest and possibly delirious and meets the Wu. I thought the descriptions of them and their dialogue were delightful and added a lighter side to this story. The part in the forest really reminded of Cecilia Dart Thornton’s ‘unseelie wights’ in the Bitterbynde trilogy ... ”
—From a Harper Collins review of 'Course of Mirrors' on authonomy.com
I grew up near the Alps during the 50s. Professionally, I travelled as a photojournalist and still photographer (under my maiden name) for directors of the New German Cinema, based in Munich. I moved to England in 1978 and have a private...
Ashen’s Favorite Books
1001 Nights - 1001 Nights - 1001 Nights - 1001 Nights Grimm Brother's, Alice, Huckleberry, Jack Vance, 2 Banks, J.L. Borges, I. Allende, Garcia Marquez, D....