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Meet the Author: James Treadwell

3 February 2012 Last updated at 09:22 GMT

In this week's Meet the Author, the BBC's Nick Higham speaks to James Treadwell about his first novel, Advent.

The author, who is a former academic, said the book is set to be the first of a trilogy.

Treadwell said he explored the seriousness of magic in the story, which is narrated by a 15-year-old boy.