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Oshenerth: Blue Magic

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Undercurrent contributor Alan Dean Foster has written 125 books, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which recently made The New York Times’ list of best-selling print and eBooks. His latest effort is an epic that takes place entirely underwater.

As opposed to a work of science fiction, this book is pure fantasy. The difference? Science fiction explores what’s possible, even if improbable, while fantasy explores the impossible. Foster introduces us to a race of people who reversed evolution and returned to the oceans. An imaginative world this fanciful can hardly be described in conventional terms, so Foster creates his own vocabulary, such as the term “mersons,” humanoids with gills who can communicate with other sea creatures. Freed from the conventions of traditional earth-bound writers, Foster indulges in extravagant wordplay, starting with his title (pronounce it slowly, out loud)....

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