Marlon James Announces New Novel 'Moon Witch, Spider King'

Booker Prize–winning author Marlon James will return to bookshelves on February 15 with Moon Witch, Spider King (Riverhead), the highly-anticipated second installment in his Dark Star trilogy. The fantasy novel will depict the same events as the trilogy's first installment, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, released in 2019, this time told from the vantage point of a different character in the story. 

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