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The Weathermonger is an unusual adventure tale that depicts young people, who through no fault of their own find themselves confronting a society that has been poisoned by ignorance, intolerance, superstition, and sanctioned violence. These worsening social conditions stem from the Changes, a sudden, unexplained shift in the psychological and social attitudes of the majority of the country's population. The young people in this novel have not been fully susceptible to the Changes, and as they become aware of its dangers, they feel compassion for its victims and struggle to transform society. Their actions lead them into great personal danger, to which they respond with courage and ingenuity. They are able, finally, to counteract the Changes in a way that benefits specific victims and society as a whole.

Read alone or as part of the Changes trilogy, The Weathermonger poses questions about societal attitudes and the kinds of...

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