Giants of the frost

Wilkins, Kim Giants of the frost. Sydney; London; New York: HarperCollins Australia; Victor Gollancz UK; Warner Aspect US, 2004.

Author Wilkins, Kim
Title Giants of the frost
Place of Publication Sydney; London; New York
Publisher HarperCollins Australia; Victor Gollancz UK; Warner Aspect US
Publication year 2004
Sub-type Creative work
ISBN 0732274052
Language eng
Total number of pages 531
Subjects 400103 Professional Creative Writing
190402 Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting)
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Giants of the Frost is a 2004 horror/fantasy novel by Kim Wilkins. It follows the story of Victoria Scott who after accepting a job on an isolated island is visited by a hag in her nightmares and a sense of familiarity in the haunted forest. In the world of Asgard Vidar has exiled himself in order to await the reincarnation of the woman he loved.

Giants of the Frost was first published in Australia on April 28, 2004 by Voyager in trade paperback format. It was released in the United Kingdom in both hardback and paperback formats in 2005 and in the United States in paperback format in 2006. It was re-released in Australia in paperback in 2005 and then as an audio edition in 2007 by Bolinda Publishing. Giants of the Frost was a short-list nominee for the 2004 Aurealis Award for best fantasy novel and best horror novel but lost to Sean Williams' The Crooked Letter and Richard Harland's The Black Crusade respectively.
Keyword medievalism
speculative fiction
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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