April 20, 2015
Lives and journeys lend themselves to narrative. But how do we turn a personal excursion…
By Ankita Saxena.
Concluding the trilogy which began over half a century ago in The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, the multi-award winning fantasy author Alan Garner returns with Boneland, the crowning achievement of an astonishing career. Out on the 30th August, it certainly promises to be worth the wait.
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These are the players needed for the Prime Number Fantasy Football Game, in which players use one of Plato’s balls, and a dice to try and make it past three of the opponent’s team members. See page 5 for more details.
This is the board for playing the ‘cicada v predator’ game, where you can learn the mathematic reasons behind the extraordinary pattern of the North American cicadas’ life cycle. See pages 8-11 for more details.