Lament of Abalone

This illustration by Geoff Taylor, was originally used on Lament of Abalone, written by Jane Welch,

Original Art

Lament of Abalone


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Lament of Abalone - art by Geoff Taylor
Der Kreis von Abalone - Jane Welch - art by Geoff Taylor


A beautiful richly ornate temple like building with light reflecting in red the richly carved walls and sculptures. Three guard dogs type creatures are chained to a column waiting for the three intruders, painted by Geoff Taylor.


The Book of Ond

Synopsis for Original Title

Lament of Abalone.Caspar has become entranced by the evil of the Druid's Egg, and so is sent, with Brid, to find orphan wolflings which the dying Morrigwen declares are vital. Hal is sent to the neighbouring country of Ceolothis, as part of an escort for the Princess Cymbeline who is to marry Belbidia's king.




Acrylic on Artboard

Size approx.3
27x17 inches or 68x43 cm

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