|Kin, the (1998) [Novel]|
by Peter Dickinson
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Series: Kin, the
It is two hundred thousand years ago. A small group of children are cut off from their Kin, the Moonhawks, when they are driven from their "Good Place" by violent strangers. While searching for a new Good Place, they face the parched desert, an active volcano, a canyon flood, man-eating lions, and other Kins they've never seen before. Told from four points of view, with tales of the Kins' creation interspersed throughout, this epic novel humanizes early man and illuminates the beginning of language, the development of skills, and the organization of society.
- Suth's Story
- Noli's Story
- Po's Story
- Mana's Story
According to the author's website, this was originally published in the UK as a single volume, and in the US as the four linked novels listed above. At this point, both countries seem have the book available both ways.
(This is not being listed as a collection because the book seems to have been conceived as a single narrative told from several points of view.)
Original title: The Kin
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Adventure
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ Prehistoric