Historical Inspiration 2018-05-18T19:00:53+00:00
Leigh Bardugo - Grishaverse

Historical Inspiration

Here are some of the books that inspired the countries and characters of the Grishaverse

Kerch and Six of Crows

The Blackest Streets: The Life and Death of a Victorian Slum by Sarah Wise
The Coffee Trader by David Liss
Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City by Russell Shorto
Criminal Slang: The Vernacular of the Underworld Lingo by Vincent J. Monteleone
David Maurer’s The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man
Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists by Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg.

Further Reading

Natasha’s Dance: A Cultural History of Russia by Orlando Figes
Land of the Firebird: The Beauty of Old Russia by Suzanne Massie
Russian Folk Belief by Linda J. Ivanits

Ravka and the Grisha Trilogy

Watch a video of some of the images that inspired the creation of Ravka:

Visit my pinterest for more Tsarpunk and Grisha inspiration.