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y separately published work icon The Tiger and the Stone single work   novel   fantasy  
Is part of The Inheritors Fletcher Anthony 2002 series - author novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 The Tiger and the Stone
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'The Tiger and the Stone opens in prehistoric Asia, imagining a time long past and the people who dwelt then: people whose lives were dominated by the sanctity of the union between earth and spirit, yet who also endured the passions, fears, exhilaration and griefs common to us all. As we are taken into their lives, we see their world changing. Fern is a shaman to her people. Joined with a male shaman, Deep Wonder, she is the bridge between the People and the One. The traditions she follows have existed for ever, but now for the first time comes a man brave enough, and boastful enough, to dare to challenge them. Grave sacrilege is committed, and its violent consequences force Fern and the People to flee their home. Eventually they must travel across seas, island by island, until they find an expanse of land far greater and stranger than any the People have ever seen'. Source: publisher's website.


  • Dedication: This one is for John George.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney,: HarperCollins , 2002 .
      Extent: [xii], 554p.p.
      ISBN: 0732269466
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney,: Voyager , 2004 .
      Alternative title: Eye of Stone
      Extent: 625p.
      ISBN: 0732269458
Last amended 10 May 2011 08:48:26