Birth date: October 17, 1934
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The Owl Service centres on three young people (I'm guessing maybe fifteen years old?) living in an ancient house in Wales. Alison owns the house; Roger is her stepbrother, Gwyn is the housekeeper's son. One day, they find a stack of plates in the attic, a dinner service with an owl pattern on it. In...
I’ve had a week off, and in that time, I’ve been reading. I thought I’d set the tone for 2016 by kicking off with reviews of the books I’ve read over the last week. The Old Magic of Christmas, Linda Raedisch. A book exploring myths, legends and folk practice from Germanic and Scandinavian countrie...
I was given this as a present from an aunt many years ago, and now in my 50s it has been re rad so many times,I have had to re buy it,, Great story, creepy, with a little humour,,
I love Alan Garner;s books, he has a magic way of writing that just involves the reader,,
New Review! RED SHIFT by Alan Garner http://tinyurl.com/n72mwwk Someone needs to sit down in front of me, and slowly using small words and enunciating clearly, explain why Alan Garner isn't as heralded for innovation and boundary-stretching as the Navel-Gazing Gang of the 1990s. This book is *...