Philip Womack is a journalist and writer, whose work is infused with myth, legend and wild magic, in the tradition of Alan Garner and Susan Cooper. His fantasy trilogy, The Darkening Path, is inspired by Childe Roland’s quest, as was Alan Garner’s Elidor.
In this episode, Philip takes us into the faerie realm and discusses his latest novel Wildlord, published by Little Island.
Something is menacing Mundham Farm. Does it come from outside – or within?
Who or what are the Samdhiya, the supernatural people described in the old handwritten diaries Tom finds in his uncle’s house?
As Tom starts to uncover the truth and learn new details about his parents’ death, he is confronted with a stark choice: on the one hand, infinite power; on the other, freedom. Which will he choose?’