Song of the Spirits by Sarah LarkSong of the Spirits by Sarah Lark

Song of the Spirits

bySarah LarkTranslated byD. W. Lovett

Paperback | August 20, 2013

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 110 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


“Lark recounts…the sometimes peaceful, sometimes uneasy relationship between the Maori natives and the pakeha—the colonists. And the land, which can be rocky and formidable and also breathtakingly beautiful, is as much a character as anyone else." —Historical Novel Society

New Zealand, 1893: William Martyn is better educated and more cultivated than the other men breaking their backs searching for gold near Queenstown. William is the son of landed Irish nobility, and he comes to town ready to invest in the best equipment. On his search for supplies, he encounters spirited and beautiful young Elaine O’Keefe, who promptly falls in love with him. He is captivated by her charms until Kura, Elaine’s half-Maori cousin, comes to visit. William succumbs at once to Kura’s exotic beauty and free-spiritedness, and tension develops not only between the two cousins but also between the colonial settlers and their Maori neighbors.

Sarah Lark, author of several bestselling historical fiction novels in Germany and Spain, was born in Germany’s Ruhr region, where she discovered a love of animals — especially horses — early in life. She has worked as an elementary school teacher, travel guide, and commercial writer. She has also written numerous award-winning books a...
Title:Song of the SpiritsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:702 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.8 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 1.8 inPublished:August 20, 2013Publisher:Amazon PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1477807675

ISBN - 13:9781477807675