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Timothy Polson, MPhil 2000

CHILDSONG tells the story of a group of first-year students at a small liberal-arts college in the Midwest who all eventually self-destruct because of their selfish, Me-Generation attitude. Hypocrisy, rampant hedonism, jealousy, and even total despair provide the stark psychological framework in which events unfold. 

Some survive better than others, while only one can finally rise above his egotism through poetry to find redemption in hope and compassion. This novel explores the troubled territory of adolescence and early adulthood.

ISBN: 9781844017317 and 1844017311