Author(s): William Nicholson

Young Adult Fiction (Ages 13+)

In the time of cruelty, the Manth people march back to their homeland. They grow weak with starvation. Ira Hath, the prophetess, is the only one who knows the way - but she is dying. Bowman eagerly awaits his calling to join the Singer people, but when his sister Kestrel is taken by bandits he must use his powers to find her. Together they fight...But their destinies will lead them apart. All the while they wait for the wind to rise. Only one will sing the firesong.


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William Nicholson is best known as a writer of plays and screenplays, including SHADOWLANDS and GLADIATOR. He is also the bestselling and award-winning children's author of THE WIND ON FIRE trilogy. His first novel for adults was THE SOCIETY OF OTHERS. He lives in East Sussex with his wife, the writer Virginia Nicholson, and their three children.

General Fields

  • : 9781864719666
  • : Random House Australia
  • : Random House Australia
  • : 0.29
  • : February 2011
  • : 196mm X 130mm X 23mm
  • : Australia
  • : February 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : William Nicholson
  • : Paperback
  • : 211
  • : 12-14