Chronicles of Ancient Darkness 3-books-in-1 Wolf Brother , Spirit Walker , Soul Eater by Michelle Paver
  

Chronicles of Ancient Darkness 3-books-in-1 Wolf Brother , Spirit Walker , Soul Eater

Written by Michelle Paver
Illustrated by
Part of the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness Series

Synopsis

Chronicles of Ancient Darkness 3-books-in-1 Wolf Brother , Spirit Walker , Soul Eater by Michelle Paver

Chronicles of Ancient Darkness carries you back to a world steeped in natural magic and elemental terror. In WOLF BROTHER evil stalks the Forest as the six mages use terrifying powers to seize control of the clans and rule them. Only Torak, a 12 year old orphan boy and his beautiful wolf cub companion can stop them. SPIRIT WALKER is Torak's second adventure. His beloved Wolf is lost and a strange creeping sickness threatens the Raven Clan. In search of a cure, Torak travels from the familiar Forest to the Seal Clan's islands, places full of menace and danger. SOUL EATER marks the half way point of this six book series. Wolf is snatched by the Soul-Eaters and Torak hatches a perilous plan to rescue him. One that will bring him face to face with the most feared mages in his world. He takes another step on his quest to destroy the Soul-Eaters but his adventures are far from over.

About the Author

Michelle Paver

Born in Malawi in 1960 to a Belgian mother and a father who ran the tiny 'NYASALAND TIMES', Michelle Paver moved to the UK when she was three. She was brought up in Wimbledon and, following a Biochemistry Degree from Oxford, she became a partner in a big City law firm. She gave up the City to follow her long-held dream of becoming a writer. She is the author of the brilliantly successful children's series, THE CHRONICLES OF ANCIENT DARKNESS, the final book of which won the 2010 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.

An Interview with Michelle Paver

Concerning literary influences, I’d name two principal ones: J.R.R. Tolkien, who inspired a lifelong love of myth and Anglo-Saxon and Norse literature, and who also deepened my appreciation for trees and forests; and Anthony Trollope, whose page-turning novels taught me much about storytelling.

They change from time to time, but here are the ones that have lasted. For heroes, it’s Aragorn from The Lord of the Rings and Hector from The Iliad. For villains, it’s Dracula (the Bram Stoker one, of course), and Stavrogin from The Devils.

In the main I did, but my most vivid memory concerns my one bad year. When I was about eleven, a new girl joined the class and took such a dislike to me that she got everyone else to gang up against me. It doesn’t sound too bad, but it was miserable and very lonely to go through. My mother told me to ignore the lot of them, which I did – and after a pretty rough year, the ringleader left, and things drifted back to normal. But I’ve never forgotten it. And it probably helped make me a writer, because for that year, I retreated into my imagination.

I worked as a solicitor in the City for thirteen years: lots of all-nighters and weekends in the office. The challenge made it fun for a while, but that soon palled. I don’t miss it at all.

Click here to read more about Michelle Paver and The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness:

Her most recent series is called Gods and Warriors - find out more about it by watching the video below.

Author photo credit: Charles Shearn

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
800 pages
Interest Age: From 9 To 11

Author

Michelle Paver
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Author's Website

www.michellepaver.com/

Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

2nd July 2009

ISBN

9781842557754


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