Q:Which story is this? …and there are over three hundred to choose from…….!
Of course it helps if you are in Japan where this beautiful new edition of A Touch of Chill has just come out.
A: The Rented Swan – who is of course really an enchanted ornithologist acting as a muse to the musician renting her apartment…..
The most recent new collection of Joan Aiken stories was The Monkey’s Wedding published by Small Beer Press, which included previously unpublished and uncollected stories.
Read more about this collection at The Wonderful World of Joan Aiken http://www.joanaiken.com/pages/monkeys_wedding.html
I am currently reading through her dozens of collections of fantasy stories in order to put together a new collection – do let me know if you have all time favourites?