Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #4: Outcast (Paperback)

“Fast-paced and exciting adventure that will enthrall every reader.” —Erin Hunter, author of the New York Times bestselling Warriors series

Readers who love the Spirit Animals series will devour the fourth book in Michelle Paver’s bestselling fantasy series about friendship and survival.

For two moons Torak has hidden a terrible secret—and now it is revealed. He bears the mark of the Soul-Eater, and must pay the price. Cast out from the clans, he is alone and on the run: cut off from his best friend, Renn, and his beloved pack-brother, Wolf.

He flees to the haunted reed-beds of Lake Axehead, where he is hunted by the Otter Clan, taunted by the Hidden People, and, as soul-sickness claims him, he falls prey to an even greater menace. Tormented by secrets and broken trust, he uncovers a deception that will turn his world upside down

 “Highly entertaining.” —New York Times Book Review

Michelle Paver was born in central Africa, but moved to England as a child. After earning a degree in biochemistry from Oxford University, she became a partner in a London law firm, but eventually gave that up to write full-time.

Chronicles of Ancient Darkness arises from her lifelong passions for animals, anthropology, and the distant past. It was also inspired by her travels in Norway, Lapland, Iceland, and the Carpathian Mountains—and particularly by an encounter with a large bear in a remote valley in Southern California.

Product Details ISBN: 9780060728366
ISBN-10: 0060728361
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Publication Date: January 27th, 2009
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Chronicles of Ancient Darkness