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W.L. Snowden Hi, W.L. Snowden

Padma and the Elephant Sutra by W.L. Snowden

I think my novel sits well across a couple of genres, including this one.

Padma and the Elephant Sutra

Ancient human wisdom's are no more than trace memories of a deeper truth. An elephant truth. Guardians of the forests, they were there when ad-Om fell into their paradise. It had to survive.

To embed the alien traveller into H. sapiens was the desideratum. An act of cosmic vandalism, where the name of a different god, the first Word from a different beginning, was written like graffiti on the human soul. Ad-Om would reside in the DNA of the organism, producing and reproducing a most selfish gene until the alien could eventually leave. In their innocence, the last surviving humans had been taken, altered, and defiled. Recreated in the image of ad-Om, their purpose to subdue the earth and have dominion over all creatures, so that through them ad-Om might continue to live. From here, from this trace memory of the last straggling band of survivors began a new name-story, the genesis of so called wise men, of human civilisation, and a history still not realised.

A covenant is set between alien and elephants. So distant, not even elephants remember what was agreed. When the pink proboscidean emerges like a lotus flower from the river of gems, hope is renewed in a tribe fearful for their future. Set in Ceylon in 1830 the story weaves the thread, or sutra, of the Fates forgotten plan.

message 2: by W.L. (last edited Jun 09, 2017 03:12AM) (new)

W.L. Snowden Hi All,

I am offering several free promotions of my debut novel in the run-up to a fundraising event on World Elephant Day on 12th August.

FREE NOW 9-10 June


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If you like the novel please help generate more interest in these beautiful creatures.


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