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Mark Sofilas Mark Sofilas i(A62571 works by)
Born: Established: 1961 Bunbury, Bunbury area, Bunbury - Capel - Collie area, Far Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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2 2 y separately published work icon The Way Between the Worlds Ian Irvine , Ringwood : Penguin , 1999 Z552463 1999 single work novel fantasy

'There is a dark full moon one mid-winter's day. The fortelling has come to pass. Rulke the Charan is unstoppable now. Karan is held captive in desolate Carcharan tower. Rulke plans to use her to find the Way between the Worlds. On the mountainside below, the allies await their fate. Karan's lover, Llian, is in chains, falsely accused of betraying her to the enemy. As the dark moon rises, Rulke begins to open the Way. If he succeeds, the world will be overwhelmed by the dread armies of the void. There is only one solution. Karan must be the sacrifice!' Source: publisher's website (http://www.penguin.com.au/). Sighted 21/2/11.

2 2 y separately published work icon Dark is the Moon Ian Irvine , Ringwood : Penguin , 1999 Z251075 1999 single work novel fantasy
'Volume 3 of the acclaimed The View from the Mirror quartet continues the action begun in A Shadow on the Glass and The Tower on the Rift. Rulke the Great Betrayer is free at last to use the deadly construct he has spent a thousand years perfecting. To succeed he needs just one thing - Karan's unique sensitive talent. Karan and her lover Llian are lost in the Nightland, in an alien palace that is collapsing about them. Only Rulke can open the gate and send them home to Santhenar, but Karan is terrified he will corrupt Llian. Yggur and Mendark, sworn enemies, struggle to tame the power of the rift. They must seal the gate before Rulke brings forth his construct. If they fail, he will ravage the world. And if they succeed, Karan and Llian will be trapped in the Nightland for eternity'.
Source: publisher's website (www.penguin.com.au). Sighted 7/2/11.
1 1 y separately published work icon Each Beach Gillian Rubinstein , Mark Sofilas (illustrator), Sydney : Box Press , 1998 Z834817 1998 single work picture book children's Jan the Can lives on the beach with her pet fly Louise and is always looking for something - but what is it? Gus is the ice cream man who dreams of making the perfect ice cream. When his niece Imogen comes to visit, they all meet up for a lively adventure.
3 3 y separately published work icon A Shadow on the Glass Ian Irvine , Ringwood : Penguin , 1998 Z509949 1998 single work novel fantasy 'An ancient war closed the Way between the Worlds, leaving the four human races of Aachim, Faellem, Charon, and Santhenar to inhabit a single realm. Thousands of years later, Llian the Chronicler discovers an ancient and dangerous secret, while a young woman gifted with magic embarks on a search for a powerful artifact'. Source: bookseller's website.
2 y separately published work icon The Tower on the Rift Ian Irvine , Ringwood : Penguin , 1998 Z396917 1998 single work novel fantasy 'War rages across Santhenar as the quest for the Mirror of Aachan continues. In desperation, Tensor, leader of the Aachims, flees with the Mirror into the wilderness, taking the chronicler Llian with him. Only Karan can locate them, but it will be a perilous journey: Tensor wants her dead'. Source: bookseller's website.
1 y separately published work icon The Ant Army Lisa James , Mark Sofilas (illustrator), Sydney : Box Press , 1997 Z1134889 1997 single work picture book children's
2 3 y separately published work icon Equinox Dirk Strasser , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 1996 Z462561 1996 single work novel fantasy 'The fate of the Keep and its mountain lies in the balance. The Maelir want to defend it, the Faemir to demolish it and the windriders to claim it. But unknown to them all, a dark force is trying to destroy everything'. Source: bookseller's website.
1 4 y separately published work icon Spindrift Anthony Hill , Ringwood : Puffin , 1996 Z247038 1996 single work children's fiction children's

'Elizabeth is standing by the angry sea. Watching. Waiting for the dolphins.
Elizabeth, and the gulls are crying, and the bitter wind is catching the white foaming tops of the breaking waves, tossing them high and throwing a curtain of sea spray - a veil of fine blowing spindrift - across the wild shore.


'Watching. Waiting for the dolphins, to whom Elizabeth will give the spirit of her grandmother, dying of cancer in the house on the cliff top. It is thus that she meets the old beachcomber, 'Bull' Morgan. The simple story shows how, over the next few days, these two very different people share the pain of loss, and grow towards friendship and an understanding of each other. Elizabeth learns something of Morgan's unhappy past and the ways of the sea - as he learns from the girl a capacity to let loved ones go.'

Source: Author's website

2 25 y separately published work icon The Burnt Stick Anthony Hill , Ringwood London New York (City) : Viking , 1994 Z571934 1994 single work novella young adult (taught in 1 units) The story of John Jagamarra, who was taken from his mother and grew up at the Pearl Bay Mission for Aboriginal Children.
1 1 y separately published work icon The New Age Martin Middleton , Chippendale : Pan , 1993 Z105668 1993 single work novel fantasy
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