Category Archives: The Sarantine Mosaic

Bibliography for The Sarantine Mosaic

I became almost too engaged while researching Sailing to Sarantium and Lord of Emperors. There are more books I can cite than anyone would really want to hear about. In this case, I’ll try even more to cut to the … Continue reading

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Reviews of The Sarantine Mosaic

1: Sailing to Sarantium Review by Dena Taylor The Edmonton Journal Dark Moon Rising E-Zine Review by Kate Nepveu Barnes & Noble Strange Horizons New York Review of Science Fiction SF Reviews.Net Victoria Hoyle of Eve’s Alexandria 2: Lord of … Continue reading

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GGK’s Later Novels: The History behind the Books

This summation appears courtesy of Mary Anne Mohanraj and Christopher Cobb, and first appeared in Strange Horizons ezine. Each of Kay’s later novels is patterned after a different southern European culture and its history. The story in Tigana is modeled … Continue reading

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Byzantium and Sailing to Byzantium poems by William Butler Yeats

Byzantium by William Butler Yeats The unpurged images of day recede; The Emperor’s drunken soldiery are abed; Night resonance recedes, night walkers’ song After great cathedral gong; A starlit or a moonlit dome disdains All that man is, All mere … Continue reading

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GGK’s note

There is no truth to the pernicious rumour (which I am just now starting, of course) that Keith Birdsong was chosen as the cover artist because of his name. — GGK

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GGK’s note

I have to say I think this is an absolutely gorgeous cover, reflecting the attention and care of my Spanish editor at Plaza y Janes, Deborah Blackman. I seem to be lucky in the Deborahs with whom I’m associated. — … Continue reading

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Cover of The Darkest Road (German edition)

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Cover of Sailing to Sarantium (French paperback)

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Cover of Lord of Emperors (Croatian hardback)

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Cover of Sailing to Sarantium (Croatian hardback)

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Cover of Lord of Emperors (Canadian)

Canadian hardback edition.  Artist: Cathy MacLean. Pub: Penguin Canada.  

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Cover of Lord of Emperors (Canadian paperback)

Canadian paperback edition of Lord of Emperors Artist: Cathy MacLean Pub: Penguin

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Cover of Sailing to Sarantium (Canadian paperback)

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GGK’s note

Herewith, the new Penguin Canada trade paperback editions of the Mosaic, designed by Cathy McLean, and modified from the hardcover and paperback editions to bring them into line with their other trade paperbacks. She’s once more cleverly managed to ‘split’ … Continue reading

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Cover of Sailing to Sarantium (Canadian)

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Cover Art for The Sarantine Mosaic

Beyond this Dark House is a collection of poetry by GGK published exclusively by Penguin Canada in 2003. Click to the books section to order a copy, or to the homepage/buying books section to find out how to order a … Continue reading

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Full Painting of The Sarantine Mosaic used in French Canadian editions

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