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  • Published: 31 July 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446479650
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 480

Dragon Horse




An epic fantasy tale of Chinese dragons and myths, set along the Great Silk Road more than a thousand years ago.

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 . . .

  • Published: 31 July 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446479650
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 480

About the author

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.

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Praise for Dragon Horse

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, Australia

A brilliant and challenging read.

John Millen, South China Morning Post

highly readable and unquestionably enjoyable

Fantasy Book Review

The subsequent action is extraordinary, leading to a titanic, even disturbing conclusion. The intricacy of the plotting and the evocation of atmosphere are superbly done.

Dennis Hamley, Armadillo

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