The Eagle and The Butterfly tells the story of a person who passes through a thin place into the mythical world of Berren and becomes the butterfly Eregéndal. To atone for the past, Eregendal must face hell and death in a quest to save Berren from Zoust and the forces of evil at the Last Battle. Eregendal’s sacrifice helps the child-goddess Zana ascend to her throne.
This allegorical novel is steeped in folklore and includes many symbols drawn from North European myths and legends. Its themes include personal development, the battle between good and evil, and death and resurrection.
The abridged version also in this volume, has a reading age of about 9 years and up. It follows the original story but omits much of the violence and reflection.
Date Published: 2020
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-9996071-6-6
Number of Pages: 272