Stallion Of The Sands Author:Helen Griffiths The gauchos called him a cursd spirit, a devil. Others said he was a will-o'-the-wisp, something that existed in th eminds of the people who lived in the land of the mists. — But he was none of these; he was an albino stallion, proud, strong, and free. Nothing had challenged his free spirit until he met up with gauchos. The stallion sensed a h... more »ostility abiut the men. Soon bolas swirled, hissing through the air. It woud be many years before the stallion would again trust any men.
Aurelio lived in a town bordering on the Argentine pampa, sometime in the last century. One day, he left for the pampa to fulfill a dream and find the answer to a lifelong riddle. he found both, but in a way that he had never expected and in a place that was both gloomy and mysterious-the land of the mists. And there he found the wild stallion, too.
helen Griffiths knows the South American pampas and shares this with the reader in a superb poetic style that has won the praises of the critics.« less