The Bronze Age epic reaches its dramatic conclusion. Hylas and Pirra return to Akea for their final confrontation with their arch-enemies, the Crows. Michelle Paver's books have sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide. Ages: 9+.
Michelle Paver was born in Malawi in 1960 and moved to England when she was three. After gaining a degree in biochemistry from Oxford, she became a partner in a City law firm, but gave that up to write full-time. To research her stories about animals and the distant past, she has travelled in the Arctic, the Mediterranean and Egypt, swum with dolphins and killer whales, and encountered bears, boars and wolves. She is the author of the internationally bestselling Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, the final book of which won the 2010 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.