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Original Essays | August 18, 2014 0 comments
Today, we wonder anxiously if digital media is changing our brains. But if there's any time in history when our mental operations changed... Continue »
T. A. BarronDescribe your new book.
I'm so happy that, at last, the Great Tree of Avalon trilogy is finished. Bringing out a new book is the closest thing to giving birth I ever get to experience...so I'm quite excited to give people the final volume.
This is a mythic journey, a fantasy epic involving the wondrous world tree Avalon. It's the last place in the universe where all kinds of people and all living creatures have lived together in harmony until greed, arrogance, and otherworldly forces combine to cast Avalon into peril. Only three young people have a slim chance to save the world they love...which will require great heroism as well as surprising sacrifice. This is, foremost, an adventure tale. But it's also a parable about whether humanity can figure out how to live sustainably on our own world, Earth.
Merlin. He was a wizard in the truest, deepest sense. He understood human frailties and weaknesses, as well as our highest ideals and aspirations. And on top of that, he knew how to live backward in time!
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