Duncton Wood from Hamlyn Paperbacks was in The London Times list of best-selling books on Wednesday, October 14, 1981, and again on November 4 and 18 of that year. (Retrieved through Gale online database, August 7, 2009.)
Duncton Wood was nominated for Best Fantasy Novel in the Locus Awards of 1981. (http://www.locusmag.com/SFAwards/Db/Locus1981.html Retrieved December 6, 2009.)
In a 1982 talk, William Horwood spoke of Duncton Wood "the passage of love, of hetersexual love, the search for individuation, the maturing of an adult," and also about "the growth of spirituality" as the main character" Bracken grows up, learns about his culture, the traditions that were lost".
Quoted (transcribed) from "A talk given at Church House, Westminster, on 30th September 1982", on audio CD.
The front and back covers of the 1983 Ballantine Books paperback edition. William Horwood stated his feeling is that, with this cover, they were trying to sell it as a 'cult' book.
Information on Duncton Wood translations.
Artwork inspired by Duncton Wood and the Duncton trilogies.
Musical:Mark Carroll wrote a musical based on Duncton Wood. The musical premiered on stage May 27 - June 20 2015 at the Union Theatre in London.
Duncton Wood - Musical
In 1987, Adrian Williams composed an orchestral piece, Leaves from the Lost Book, based on Duncton Wood.
A review of Paul Nagle's CD CyberDiver mentions a track called "Duncton Wood, Plague & Wire".
Duncton Wood, a non-fiction story by Cheryl J. Blodgett that was a finalist in a Sweeny's fourth annual "I Hate Moles because..." contest
Quotations about harpoon traps. This contains a quotation from Duncton Wood, although it doesn't give away much of the story. Contains disturbing material.
Information on Moles