Paver, Michelle. Spirit Walker.

Author:Winship, Michele
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

PAVER, Michelle. Spirit walker. (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, #2.) Harper Collins. 360p. c2006. 0-06-072826.0. $16.99. JS

This second book in Paver's series, following Wolf Brother, takes readers back 6,000 years ago again with Torak, Renn and Wolf as they face an evil sickness that has crept among the clans, spreading destruction and death. As Torak sets out alone to seek a cure for the sickness, he discovers just how different he is from everyone else ... and why the Soul Eaters covet his emerging powers. The setting shifts from forest to sea, from Raven clan to Seal clan.

Paver's research into the traditions of the Sami and Inuit peoples provides readers with a vivid depiction of their lifestyle and customs, as well as their reverence for the sea creatures that sustain...

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