Soul Eater (#3 Chronicles of Ancient Darkness)

Author(s): Michelle Paver

Young Adult Fiction

"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 Animal books will flock to the third volume in Michelle Paver's bestselling fantasy series about a courageous boy who fights evil alongside a loyal wolf.

It's winter, and Wolf, Torak's beloved pack-brother, has been captured by an unknown foe. In a desperate bid to rescue him, Torak and Renn must brave the frozen wilderness of the Far North.

As they battle for survival amid howling blizzards and the ever-present menace of the great white bear, their friendship is tested to the breaking point, and Torak is forced to get closer to his enemies than ever before.

"Compelling from first page to last." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


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The halfway point in the series! Significant marketing and publicity campaign to build on hb success. Rights sold in 36 territories. SOUL EATER hardback has sold over 80,000 copies. The CHRONICLES OF ANCIENT DARKNESS series has sold over half a million copies since publication. Film rights optioned to Ridley Scott's production company, Scott Free, with 20th Century Fox. 'Paver is a master storyteller, whose clear, taut prose overlies complex research... The thrill of this remarkable series is that it makes readers percieve the world differently' (Times) 'consistently superb... meticulously realised...' (Times) 'exceptional storytelling... Paver...creates [a] fully realised fictional world... far removed from our own but utterly relevant and convincing' (Bookseller) 'A wonderfully imagined adventure... left me enlightened, moved and optimistic' (TES) 'SOUL EATER crackles with atmosphere' (Guardian) 'a triumph of the imagination' (Books for Keeps)

'continues to make gripping reading' -- Jennifer Taylor THE BOOKSELLER 'a great read; Paver's talent to create worlds brings the novel to life and is coupled with a tight plot which carries the reader along a breakneck speed and never allows the action to flag... once you pick it up, you will not want to put it down.' -- Margaret Brown, Waterstone's Kirkcaldy WATERSTONE'S BOOKS QUARTERLY 'Through her clever storytelling you feel as though you are journeying with Torak to rescue Wolf.' -- Hannah, Age 12 AQUILA

Born in Malawi to a Belgian mother and a father who ran the tiny 'Nyasaland Times', Michelle Paver moved to the UK when she was three. She grew up in Wimbledon and, following a Biochemistry Degree from Oxford, she became a partner in a City law firm. Eventually, she gave up her career in law to follow her long-held dream of becoming a writer.

General Fields

  • : 9781842551141
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orion
  • : 0.272
  • : May 2007
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2007
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michelle Paver
  • : Paperback
  • : 2007
  • : English
  • : Fic
  • : 9+
  • : oc2007162521
  • : 272
  • : maps