- By Deryn Mansell

Tiger Stone

  • Title: Tiger Stone
  • Author: Deryn Mansell
  • ISBN: 9781742032399
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tiger Stone When you re sworn to silence it pays to keep your eyes and ears open Tiger eyes tiger spirit tiger stone Only a daughter could unlock the stone s power Java fourteenth century The villagers are fea

    When you re sworn to silence it pays to keep your eyes and ears open.Tiger eyes, tiger spirit, tiger stone Only a daughter could unlock the stone s power Java, fourteenth century The villagers are fearful of Mbah Merapi, the rumbling volcano that overshadows their lives Kancil, the lowliest kitchen servant, knows the real danger is human but is fatherless and mute anWhen you re sworn to silence it pays to keep your eyes and ears open.Tiger eyes, tiger spirit, tiger stone Only a daughter could unlock the stone s power Java, fourteenth century The villagers are fearful of Mbah Merapi, the rumbling volcano that overshadows their lives Kancil, the lowliest kitchen servant, knows the real danger is human but is fatherless and mute and she will lose everything if her identity is revealed How can Kancil warn the villagers of the danger they are in

    1 thought on “Tiger Stone

    1. This book is about a girl in Indonesia 700 years ago, sandwiched with 2 very short chapters about her modern-day descendant and linked by a tiger's-eye stone pendant. I'm not sure that the modern-day segments added anything to the book - perhaps the author has a sequel in mind - however, I enjoyed the main story immensely.Kancil's mother ran off with a trader, and subsequently Kancil and her brother were raised in a part of the country viewed with suspicion by her mother's people. Now the fathe [...]

    2. This was such an enjoyable read for an Indonesian teacher who hopes her students will read and enjoy it too.There will have to be a sequel to this gentle yet engaging adventure set way back in Indonesia's history - very fresh and unique.

    3. * 3.5it would have absolutely been 5 stars if it had not had the unnecessary 'now' chapters at the beginning and end.

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