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greenstripedgiraffe wrote:I also see a theme of self-acceptance, but in addition to that, I feel there is a theme of learning how to put the needs of others first. Selflessness instead of selfishness. Not a popular message, though!
I like this one.
Should we be manipulating our genetic content for the betterment of mankind?
How much of the ancient Irish folklore is based on fact?
Can ancient paganism and the Christian religion work together to solve problems, like we see happening in this small town of Tinker's Grove?
There are several other themes as well that I believe can speak to the readers on a personal level. This seems to be true from some of the posts that I have read.
Kudos to Barr for spinning a tale that is so deep on so many levels.