The Eleventh Ring (Bartholomew the Adventurer Book 1) by Tom Hoffman
|Title: The Eleventh Ring (Bartholomew the Adventurer Book 1)
Author: Tom Hoffman
Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars(1)
“…an irresistible and intriguing adventure…”
“…a fine work of Visionary Fiction…”
“…The Alchemist meets The Hobbit, but with rabbits…”
” A homogeneous blend of Peter Rabbit and Alice in Wonderland, these stories are well worth the effort to really read them. They speak to any age and any level of enlightenment.”
Bartholomew the Adventurer has 54 ratings on Goodreads and Amazon / 4.56 stars
The Bartholomew the Adventurer Trilogy is the tale of Bartholomew Rabbit and his evolution from a silly self-absorbed rabbit to a fully awakened enlightened being and the most powerful shaper on earth. A shaper can convert his thoughts into physical objects or energy fields. Along the way Bartholomew meets the gregarious Oliver T. Rabbit, a skeptical scientist who over time comes to realize that these seemingly miraculous events have a solid foundation in certain esoteric principles of physics. The two rabbits become steadfast friends and adventuring companions, each growing in their understanding of the world around them. All the events in the trilogy are based on known metaphysical phenomena and philosophical beliefs which have been in existence for thousands of years. That being said, The Bartholomew the Adventurer Trilogy can be read and enjoyed by a young adult with no interest in metaphysics or philosophy. The book is written very simply and on one level is a fun and breezy read. It is multileveled and has been compared by readers to both The Alchemist and The Hobbit.
The Eleventh Ring
Sent to the Cavern of Silence by his servant Parfello, Bartholomew Rabbit begins a quest to find the mysterious Great Gem. He is aided along the way by the Tree of Eyes, the nefarious Skeezle Brothers, and his new best friend Oliver T. Rabbit, a renowned scientist working for the Excelsior Electro-Vacuumator Corporation. As Bartholomew’s self-awareness and magical shaping skills grow, his quest transforms to a search for his dearest childhood friend, Clara Rabbit. To save Clara from certain death, he must defeat the evil and powerful Zoran the Emerald Shaper, wearer of the dreaded Tenth Ring.
Excerpt from The Eleventh Ring:
“Blindly reaching out for his bottle of Madame Beffy’s Headache Tonic, he knocked over a vase filled with glass marbles. They fell to the floor with a great clatter. As he watched them bouncing and skittering across the stone tiles, he had an unexpected thought. The wild, chaotic path of the marbles was not really chaotic at all. Each marble was precisely following the known laws of physical motion. He was not witnessing chaos, but order and perfection. Each marble was exactly where it should be at every moment in time.”