From the book jacket:
Torak is a boy apart. A boy who
can talk to wolves. A boy who must vanquish the Soul-Eaters . . . or die
trying. As the Moon of No Dark waxes large, the clans fall prey to
a horrifying sickness. Fear stalks the Forest. The very breath of spring
seems poisoned. No one knows the cause -- and only Torak can find the
His quest takes him across the sea to the mysterious islands of the Seal
Clan. Here Torak battles an unseen menace and uncovers a betrayal that
will change his life -- forever.
is a spellbinding story of fellowship, treachery,
and self-sacrifice that takes the reader further on the journey that
began in Wolf Brother
Since the age of ten, Michelle Paver dreamed about running
with wild wolves in the prehistoric...
Beyond the Book
To research The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series, Paver spent time with a
guide in the forests of Finland (some Finnish
forests are still much as they would have been
6,000 years ago). She learned how the people
lived by studying archaeology; and to understand
what they might have thought she studied many
San Tribe of South Africa (formerly
known as the Bushmen).
Ainu of Northern Japan.
Inuit, (sometimes known as Eskimos, which
simply means 'eater of raw meat', whereas
their preferred name Inuit means 'the...