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Our Dying Land Audiobook

Our Dying Land

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There is a dead zone in Arizona the size of Rhode Island, and no one can figure out what caused it. On the fringe of the dead zone, Adan Drengle lives on his almond farm alone, preferring the company of plants to that of people. Adan has a very unique gift: he can commune with plants, communicate and exchange physical life energy. He could see the world as plants do. But the land was dying. Why? How soon? These are the questions that constantly tormented him because if he didn't commune with plants, he would die. When Adan is confronted by his neighbors because his farm is flourishing while theirs wither and die, he is forced to reveal some of his secrets. This leads him on a quest to find The Heart. Adan soon learns that the time has come to fight for the land, and those he loves.

©2013 Edward J. McFadden III (P)2013 Edward J. McFadden III and Padwolf Publishing

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    AudioBook Reviewer Madison, WI, United States 08-08-14
    AudioBook Reviewer Madison, WI, United States 08-08-14 Member Since 2011

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    "mix of genres – fantasy, sci-fi, adventure, horror"

    Our Dying Land is a mix of genres – fantasy, sci-fi, adventure, horror and more. The story itself is very complex, well written and captivating. The characters are well developed as is the plot. The author takes environmental terrorism to new heights.

    Adan is an isolated hermit-like farmer who has the capability or gift to communicate with plants and ground. His land is lush and full of life where the grounds and farms around his suffer greatly or are already dead. Someone or something is killing the land, at least in Arizona. Unable to grow plants of any kind, Adan’s neighbors seek his help. They have realized he has a secret ability to grow lush plants.

    In order to help his neighbors and discover what his father and mother had kept hidden from him for years, he follows a map his father left hidden for him. It is discovered that Adan’s parents were time travellers and were charged with preventing the death of the land – Adan encounters the killer and travels throughout the Amazon jungles to find the secret place and society his parents kept from him. There are several fierce skirmishes resulting in one huge battle. The evil plant killer and Adan meet and struggle to kill one another … In order to communicate directly with the plants – there are chairs out of plants that Adan and a few others sit in so that the plants and the humans draw energy from one another and not only connect their energies but also their minds. What the plants see – so can those in the chair.

    The details and descriptions are very vivid. The complexity of the book was amazing. The story flowed well and maintained engagement. Enriched with agricultural language, McFadden drives home the important of plant and land survival.

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    Terri United States 07-28-14
    Terri United States 07-28-14 Member Since 2016
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    If you could sum up Our Dying Land in three words, what would they be?

    An Incredible Imagination!


    What other book might you compare Our Dying Land to and why?

    I don't like to compare books to other books as if someone dislikes the book I compared to, then they won't give this book a chance & that's just unfair!


    Have you listened to any of Jack de Golia’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes I have & Jack de Golia ranks right up there with the best narrator's. Jack does a kick ass copy of an old Indian voice, to me sounds very real!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I started reading this late at night, so it took more than 1 sitting to read it. It is interesting enough to read straight thru!


    Any additional comments?

    I am floored by the imagination of the author Edward J McFadden III. It took a massive incredible imagination to come up with this book. I am having trouble finding words for it (in a good way). The author can write anything & make it sound good - is the impression I got after reading this book! Just incredible!!! The narrator did a fantastic delivery in his multiple voices. The audiobook sounded incredibly authentic. I can see this book becoming a movie in the not so far off future! I really liked Aden & the voice used for him!

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