From the Legend of Biel Author:Mary Staton Originally published in 1976 as Ace Science Fiction Special number 1, second series, From the Legend of Biel has become a cult classic with 5 star reviews on Amazon.com — Mary Staton's From the Legend of Biel is a truly fulfilling book. Throughout the interactions between Biel and the parent/teacher/creator entity there exists always a sense of p... more »lace - tranquil, serene, nurturing. Mary Staton conveys a sense of wonder and yearning for knowledge, but also an air of patience and expectation.
I also loved this book the first time I read it, loaned it to a friend and then spent years searching for a replacement copy at used bookstores and garage sales. And yet, when I found a copy and reread the story, I did not hesitate to loan it out again...I just could not keep it to myself.
It's a shame that both this mind expanding book and author Mary Staton are impossible to find nowadays. Biel is tightly woven, smart and passionate. This sci fi novel was ahead of its time in the 70's and it still is.« less