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Posted May 16, 2012
The Enchanted Braid is a particularly informative novel filled w
The Enchanted Braid is a particularly informative novel filled with interesting scientific information that however does not read like a textbook. This book takes a look at life of the coral reef and its importance in the world. He answers the question, how do you comprehend something as complex as the coral reef?, throughout his chapters, he gives a basic understanding of what is all involved in a coral reef. It is not necessary to know about coral reefs before reading this novel; he provides a good understanding by explaining hard to understand concepts with good analogies and examples with the use of his own personal stories. The author uses a poetic style when discussing his point and telling his stories. You can see his poetic side just by looking at the chapters names; he uses quotes as the titles of his chapters that pertain to what the content is. He also states the importance of preserving this amazing life form and talks about the dangers it faces. He is very proactive about saving the coral reefs he states “Man’s finger print is found everywhere in the ocean” and describes the impact humans have on the coral reef. This novel is a great read for avid divers and general audiences who would like to learn more about coral reef. He explains the coral reef in a comprehendible way that is easy and fun for all audiences.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.