On Swift Wings: The Travails Of Cygnus

July 1, 2019|
On Swift Wings: The Travails Of Cygnus by Brett M Wiens
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Despite our vast knowledge of the world, still no atlas or globe is complete. Not every island has been mapped. A young man takes to the skies on Flight 1726 on a day unlike every other, little anticipating the experiences that for him lay in wait.

After surviving a plane crash in the ocean, Cygnus is marooned on an unknown island populated by a contemptuous race of horses that enslaves a tribe of feral humans. Then a draconian decision leads to subsequent encounters with the immortals of Loogenage, the magicians of Glubdubdrib, the anti-intellectuals of Balnibarbi, the giants of Brobadingog, and the tiny emulous nations of Blafusecho, Sinrovia, and Lilliput. His diverse experiences gift him with enlightenment and culminate in a heart-wrenching conclusion.

Based on the world created by Jonathan Swift three hundred years ago, On Swift Wings is a modern satire that lampoons contemporary life and dogma in the same sardonic style as the original Swift masterpiece. Swathed in stunningly painted worlds, it is a study of current society that contains within it both the truth and the hope we so desperately need.

Brett M. Wiens was born, raised, and continues to reside in Calgary, Alberta with his wife and two children. He attended the University of Calgary where he received his bachelor''s degree in Geography and a masters of Geographic Information Systems. He has traveled to four continents and is constantly learning new languages from French...
Title:On Swift Wings: The Travails Of Cygnus
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.85 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.85 in
Published:July 1, 2019
Publisher:Brett Wiens
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781999098001

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