Duncton Wood is the story of a society that has lost its spirit and of the remarkable struggle to restore it. It is a novel with a magnificent message for all humankind.
The moles who inhabit Duncton Wood once celebrated life in the lush colorful countryside, deeply in touch with their spiritual roots. But now they've succumbed to evil. They must fear their leaders. They no longer worship at the sacred stone.
Bracken and Rebecca have the courage to fight for their dream – to lead those of Duncton Wood out of the darkness of tyranny and suffering and into the healing light of touching, of love, of spiritual rebirth.
A marvelous mystical adventure, an extraordinary story of devotion and rebellion, Duncton Wood will inspire people everywhere who still believe that goodness and love can triumph over evil.
William Horwood was born 1944 in Oxford, England.
William Horwood has written books about the world of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. These books are sequels to The Wind in the Willows. He has also written three picture books, which are based upon the world of The Wind in the Willows.
William Horwood's other fantasy series are The Duncton Chronicles, The Book of Silence and Wolves of Time.