Dragon Horse

Dragon Horse

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Set in ancient China, two brothers fight the classic battle between good and evil as the Shadow-without-name attempts to break free from an eternal imprisonment by utilizing the strength and power of the famed dragon horses. Rokshan and An-Lushan are drawn into this centuries-old struggle, along with a young girl destined to become the Spellweaver of her nomadic tribe. And as An-Lushan is pulled towards the dark, Rokshan must embark upon a dangerous journey into the lands of the Wild Horsemen - where he is to meet the great stallion Stargazer and, ultimately, must learn the innermost secrets of the dragons . . .show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 29mm | 331g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552571121
  • 9780552571128

About Peter Ward

Peter Ward was born in 1958 and grew up in different places all over the Far East, England and Germany. He has had a peripatetic career: before graduating from Leeds University with a degree in English, he earned his living as a swimming-pool attendant, hod carrier, joiner's mate, canteen assistant on a North Sea oil-rig, plumber's merchant store-picker in the US, van-driver, painter and decorator, antiques dealer and sales room assistant at Sotheby's in Bond Street. After graduating he worked in the media and communications industry and in the property services. He is now self-employed. He lives with his wife, daughter and two sons in Putney, south-west London. Dragon Horse is his first novel.show more

Back cover copy

'The sleeping dragon awakes!' Aeons ago, winged dragons spread terror across the Chinese empire. Their descendants, magnificent horses bred and ridden by the Wild Horsemen, are known as dragon horses. But now an ancient evil is stirring - and two brothers, Rokshan and An Lushan, are about to be drawn into battle. Rokshan must travel to the Valleys of the Horsemen - and on to the Plain of the Dead where the great stallion Stargazer, lord of the horses, is waiting for him. While his brother, An Lushan, chooses a different path entirely . . . Rich, vibrant and full of the myths of old Imperial China. 'Intensely colourful . . . an epic adventure'Telegraph 'Strides the length of The Silk Road . . . dangerous journeys and desperate battles, treacherous enemies and loyal friends' Books for Keeps 'If you only read one book this year make it this one! Gripping and absorbing!' DMAG www.rbooks.co.uk www.dragonhorse.co.uk ISBN 978 0 552 55354 4show more

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