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C
himaera

I
AN
I
RVINE
was born in Bathurst in 1950, and educated at Chevalier College and the University of Sydney, where he took a PhD in marine science.

After working as an environmental project manager, Ian set up his own consulting firm in 1986, carrying out studies for clients in Australia and overseas. He has worked in many countries in the Asia-Pacific region. An expert in marine pollution, Ian has developed some of Australia’s national guidelines for the protection of the oceanic environment.

Ian Irvine lives with his family in northern New South Wales. His previous fantasy quartet,
The View from the Mirror
, has also been published in the UK and the US, and translated into European and Asian languages. He has recently completed
Runcible Jones: The Gate to Nowhere
, the first of a fantasy quintet for younger readers. Ian is now working on
The Song of Tears
, the next Three Worlds Trilogy.

Ian can be contacted at [email protected]

His website is
www.ian-irvine.com

Other books by Ian Irvine

T
HE
H
UMAN
R
ITES
T
RILOGY

The Last Albatross

Terminator Gene

The Life Lottery

T
HE
T
HREE
W
ORLDS
S
ERIES

T
HE
V
IEW FROM THE
M
IRROR
Q
UARTET

A Shadow on the Glass

The Tower on the Rift

Dark is the Moon

The Way between the Worlds

T
HE
W
ELL OF
E
CHOES
Q
UARTET

Geomancer

Tetrarch

Scrutator

IAN IRVINE

A T
ALE OF
T
HE
T
HREE
W
ORLDS

Volume Four of T
HE
W
ELL OF
E
CHOES

PENGUIN

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First published by Penguin Group (Australia),
a division of Pearson Australia Group Pty Ltd, 2004

This edition published, 2005

Text copyright © Ian Irvine, 2004

Illustrations copyright © Ian Irvine, 2004

The moral right of the author has been asserted

All rights reserved. Without limiting the rights under copyright reserved above, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise), without the prior written permission of both the copyright owner and the above publisher of this book.

ISBN: 978-1-74-228288-6

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C
ONTENTS

M
APS

P
ART
O
NE

A
MPHITHEATRE

P
ART
T
WO

E
IDOSCOPE

P
ART
T
HREE

F
ARSPEAKER

P
ART
F
OUR

G
EOMANTIC
G
LOBE

P
ART
F
IVE

W
ELL OF
E
CHOES

G
LOSSARY

P
ART OF THE
S
OUTHERN
H
EMISPHERE OF
S
ANTHENAR

W
ESTERN
L
AURALIN

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