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Oliver Sparrow’s Latest Novel ‘Dark Sun, Bright Moon’ Is Now Available For Sale

Dark Sun, Bright Moon is available for sale on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. 2014-08-20 20:55:53
Oliver Sparrow announced that his latest novel Dark Sun, Bright Moon is now available for sale on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. In it, he explores a nation and people he studied during his time in Peru, transforming his travels and extensive research in the Peruvian jungle into a fictional novel about the same land a thousand years ago.
“Dark Sun, Bright Moon describes people isolated in the Andes, without the least notion of outsiders. They evolve an understanding of the universe that is complementary to our own but a great deal wider. The book explores events of a thousand years ago, events which fit with what we know of the region's history,” says Sparrow.
In the Andes of a thousand years ago, the Huari empire is sick. Its communities are being eaten from within by a plague, a contagion that is not of the body but of something far deeper, a plague that has taken their collective spirit. Rooting out this parasite is a task that is laid upon Q’ilyasisa, a young woman from an obscure little village on the forgotten borders of the Huari empire.
This impossible mission is imposed on her by a vast mind, a sentience that has ambitions to shape all human life. Her response to this entails confrontations on sacrificial pyramids, long journeys through the Amazonian jungle and the establishment of not just one but two new empires. Her legacy shapes future Andean civilization for the next four hundred years, until the arrival of the Spanish.
Dark Sun, Bright Moon takes the reader on a fascinating adventure that includes human sacrifice, communities eaten from within, a vast mind blazing under the mud of Lake Titicaca, and the rise and fall of empires cruel and kind.
About the Author: Oliver Sparrow was born in the Bahamas, raised in Africa and educated at Oxford to post-doctorate level, as a biologist with a strong line in computer science. He spent the majority of his working life with Shell, the oil company, which took him into the Peruvian jungle for the first time. He has started numerous companies, one of them in Peru, which mines for gold. This organization funded a program of photographing the more accessible parts of Peru, and the results can be seen at Oliver knows modern Peru very well, and has visited all of the physical sites that are described in his book Dark Sun, Bright Moon. To learn more, go to
For further information, to request a review copy of Dark Sun, Bright Moon, or to interview Oliver Sparrow, please contact Kelsey McBride at or 805.807.9027.
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