Spirit Walker: Chronicles of Ancient Darkness 2 CD-Audio
Written by Michelle Paver
Part of the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness Series
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Spirit Walker: Chronicles of Ancient Darkness 2 CD-Audio by Michelle Paver
Thousands of years ago an orphan boy and his wolf cub companion challenge a demon bear that threatens to destroy their world forever. With the help of the World Spirit, Torak destroys the bear, but his beloved Wolf is lost in the ensuing avalanche. And Torak's quest is far from over. A strange, creeping sickness, silent and deadly, is threatening the Ravens, whose leader Finn Kedinn has told Torak something of his history. Word arrives that the Seal Clan have the cure and Torak must face a lonely journey across treacherous terrain alive with menace and danger to find it. He must search for the rare herb which is part of the cure and find it by Midsummer. On the Seal's Island he stumbles into a world utterly unlike his own. And here Torak is welcomed by the kindly Seal Mage, Teneris, and kinsman, Bale. But all is not as it seems - Torak must keep his wits about him to judge who might be friend or foe, to face the dark art of the Soul Eaters, who haunt him even in his dreams, and to master his fears.
'From a narrative point of view, the great thing about this book is that so many unexpected things happen.'
'McKellen is an enchanter, and this recording is one of his great professional achievements. I can pay it no higher compliment than to say it made the five-hour drive to Cornwall pass without a single quarrel.'
'The achievement of the year has to be Ian McKellen's narration of the three instalments of Michelle Paver's CHRONICLES OF ANCIENT DARKNESS, WOLF BROTHER, SPIRIT WALKER and SOUL EATER. Having been given rewardingly rich material in Paver's inspired evocation of a Stone Age culture of nature gods and hunting wisdoms, he is equally good as Gandalfian tribal gurus, the intrepid Torak of the Wolf Clan, the stoic archer heroine Renn of the Ravens and the intelligent wolfcub Wolf.'
'A first class story with a strong moral message which is brought to life but the wonderful voice of Sir Ian McKellen. If you want something to keep you and the children riveted on any long car journeys, immerse yourself in Paver's magical world.'
Jenny Needham NORTHERN ECHO
About the Author
Running Time: 390 minutes
Interest Age: From 9 To 11
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