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unsentimental portrait of the troubled relationship
between Native Americans and Pilgrims. Caught in this
growing vortex of violence, two boys struggle to maintain
their humanity and an unlikely friendship that will be tested
in ways they could never have imagined.”
"I haven't read anything better for a long time." —Philip Pullman
"Her five-book The Dark is Rising series is
one of the most loved and respected quest
fantasies written in the twentieth century."
An "exquisite corpse" is a story written
incrementally by a group of writers.
This is ours, and it's outrageous!
available from Candlewick Press
Long ago in the Lost Land, forgotten by all its people now, there was the beginning of that gold-linked chain of yours, iron and bronze and water and fire …
… The Land is neither of the Dark nor the Light, nor ever was. …
… Its enchantment was of a separate kind, the magic of the mind and the hand and the eye, that owes no allegiance because it is neither good nor bad. …
… It has no more to do with the behaviour of men, or the great absolutes of the Light and the Dark, than does the blossom of a rose or the leaping curve of a fish.