Barry Burton has lived near Dartmoor for forty years and throughout that period has spent a great deal of time walking over the moor studying both the environment and the myths associated with this atmospheric area. His two Dartmoor novels are set in current times, use real locations, and feature perfectly normal people who find themselves caught up in extraordinary events. They draw on Celtic legends and current environmental concerns. They are unlike any book you have ever read.
Dartmoor...The Saving developed cult status in print format. It has been used in school, not only to encourage reading, but as the basis of local history and natural history studies. The international appeal of the story is such that it is currently being used in Germany as an aid in teaching the English language.
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His third novel will be published during 2012 and is another highly original work.
The sequel to Dartmoor…The Saving concludes the tale of the Dini. The pace of the story builds throughout until a shocking climax leaves the reader stunned. This is not a book that you will read and forget.
This current day fantasy, set in real locations on Dartmoor, received rave reviews and rapidly developed cult status. A captivating tale that magically links the Arthurian legends and the struggle for survival of a tribe of tiny people and is suitable for all ages.