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George O'Har is a former electrical engineer and Air Force veteran with a Ph.D from MIT. He teaches at Boston College.

There is a mania today for the series, a group of novels, usually called a "legend," or "chronicles." You know, like Game of Thrones. The fantasy genre world is filled with writers trying to outdo the Icelandic Sagas.

Not so long ago, the British were masters at the multi-book form. Today, or at least as far as I can tell, no one reads these books. They are too long, too dense, too wordy--too ha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 12, 2012 06:10 • 398 views • Tags: chronicles, durrell, galsworthy, game-of-thrones, mania
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A small town in western Pennsylvania – quaint, simple, peaceful. That is, until The Elder takes up residence. He has an agenda – one that is 1,000 years old, and cannot be denied. One that will change the lives of many – and end the lives of any who interfere.

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