Dara McAnulty | 'I really do want to smash stereotypes with this book. Because autism isn’t always obvious'

Dara McAnulty | 'I really do want to smash stereotypes with this book. Because autism isn’t always obvious'

The nine words sit on a tree called Yggdrasil. At the top of the tree there is an eagle, and at the bottom, a dragon. A squirrel called Ratatoskr runs up and down, trading insults between the eagle and the dragon. Because of this, the eagle flaps its wings incredibly forcefully, sending winds whipping through the world, and the dragon gnaws on the roots, destabilising the tree. And the question is: why does Ratatoskr seek to destroy the tree? What sort of hatred and loathing must he have for the world in order to destroy his own home?”

Down the line from County Down and just home from scho...

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