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magical world building and writing through trauma with Elizabeth Knox

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Elizabeth Knox joins Adam from New Zealand to discuss her epic new fantasy novel, The Absolute Book. They discuss the elaborate worlds she built out, dealing with trauma through writing, and how gods can change. They also chat about the difference between the New Zealand and American Covid response.

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