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A fine novel from Witi Ihimaera in which a great story about a feisty teenager is interwoven with a dazzling trip through Maori mythology.
Stroppy teenager Skylark O'Shea is on holiday with her mother at a town on the coast. But all is not what it seems. What is the threat facing the town and the birds of the forest? Where do the two old charismatic Maori women Hoki and Bella fit in? Skylark becomes embroiled in a prophecy that much to her dismay involves her in an extraordinary journey. Soon she is pitting her wits in a race of breathtaking dimension, a dazzling trip through Maori mythology.
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Witi Ihimaera was the first Maori novelist and has now published 12 novels, 6 collections of short stories as well as various works for children. Apart from his work as a writer, Ihimaera has also had careers in teaching, theatre, opera, film and television.
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Book Description ReadHowYouWant, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1459643119
Book Description ReadHowYouWant, 2012. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. large print 16 pt edition. 568 pages. 10.00x1.28x7.75 inches. This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # zk1459643119