Satyrday Author:Steven Bauer "Every rare once in a while a book comes along, stepping out of all known categories, and offers such delight, truth and beauty that we say: Here is a classic tale. Satyrday is just such a book, in the company of others like Bambi, The Last Unicorn, The Once and Future King, and Watership Down. It is a fable, a story that comes from a writer ric... more »h in imagination and humor, blessed withe eyes, ears, and a heart that are all finely tuned to the deepest workings of man and nature.
"On the surface, Satyrday is the alternately funny and frightening, but always moving, story of an evil owl's attempt to rule in a world of eternal darkness. He orders hsi captive minions to steal the moon from the night sky, and plans to quench the sun's fire. An unlikely quartet consisting of a satyr, a young boy, a sharp-tongued raven, and a magical snow fox band together, determined to stop the owl.
"On a deeper level, Satyrday is many things, among them an uplifting reaffirmation of those qualities which make us human -- love, loyalty, respect, friendship. It is a stunning first novel which will delight readers of all ages and sensibilities for years and years to come."« less