On Swift Wings: The Travails of Cygnus

On Swift Wings: The Travails of Cygnus

by Brett M Wiens

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Overview

What if you survived a plane crash only to be surrounded by sentient horses, feral humans, giants, immortals, necromancers, anti-intellectuals and more?


Double Winner of the 2020 Reader Views Literary Awards - Humor/Satire, Canada West Region
Current Vote Leader - OnlineBookClub.org 2020 Book of the Year

On Swift Wings is the story of Cygnus, an ordinary young man whose travels and adventures shine a society-vexing satirical light on modern life. It is a brilliantly written, fantastic update of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, written in his original sardonic style.

In a quest to survive his predicament, he encounters fantastic creatures and learns of their ways. His odyssey takes him to places inhabited by giants and tiny diminutive humans, decrepifying immortals, anti-intellectuals, and magic-wielding necromancers.

On Swift Wings is a deep, expertly written fantasy/adventure novel that encourages readers to examine their world through the satirical lens of several stunningly painted unique and isolated islands filled sly humour.


If you love classic satire and fantasy, read Brett Wiens' modern masterpiece, On Swift Wings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781999098001
Publisher: Brett Wiens
Publication date: 07/01/2019
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Brett M. Wiens was born, raised, and continues to reside in Calgary, Alberta with his wife and two children. He attended the University of Calgary where he received his bachelor's degree in Geography and a masters of Geographic Information Systems. He has traveled to four continents and is constantly learning new languages from French to Spanish, Latin, Italian, and a little American Sign Language.

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