Philip Temple


Dark of the Moon

Dark of the Moon

In a natural world under siege from the pressures of human beings, the kea of Kawa struggle to find the balance for survival. The virtues of the old natural ways and the need to adapt to the new order are a source of conflict and debate. A great journey is planned, a desperate winter flight into the heart of a hostile human world ...

Dark of the Moon is the successor to the much-loved and best-selling Beak of the Moon. Both are anthropomorphic novels firmly rooted in the country’s fabulous mountain world. It is another imaginative expression of Philip Temple’s deep knowledge and understanding of both the Southern Alps natural environment and kea behaviour in particular. For all ages.

Paperback: 286 pages. Publisher: Penguin 1993.

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