I sing the eagle.
"Bone of the Cloud. The Clashing Rock.
The Hard Darkness."
It hangs above the grave mound.
I sing, dreaming...
William Buckley was transported to Australia in 1801. He escaped and lived as an Aborigine for thirty-one years. In this visionary novel, Alan Garner is true to William the Cheshire bricklayer and William the Aboriginal spiritual leader, as William is true to his fate. The result is extraordinary.