Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark Is Rising Sequence)
On holiday in Cornwall, the three Drew children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that -- the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight the forces of evil known as the Dark. And in... show more
On holiday in Cornwall, the three Drew children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that -- the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight the forces of evil known as the Dark. And in searching for it themselves, the Drews put their very lives in peril. This is the first volume of Susan Cooper's brilliant and absorbing fantasy sequence known as The Dark Is Rising.
Publish date: November 1st 2000
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages no: 196
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Middle Grade
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: Dark is Rising -5 (#1)
This first volume of The Dark is Rising sequence begins with the five-member Drew family's arrival for a month-long vacation with an old professor friend of the father's, affectionately called Great-Uncle Merry. "How old he was, nobody knew. 'Old as the hills,' Father said, and they felt, deep down,...
bookshelves: fantasy, fraudio, adventure, britain-england, mystery-thriller, play-dramatisation Read in November, 2009 Dramatised in 4 parts by David Calcuttwith Ronald Pickup, Naomi Kerbel and Ben GutteridgeBroadcast 20th Aug to 10th Sep 1995, Children's BBC Radio 4Blurb - When the age old lege...
Back in middle school, when I was discovering fantasy books and reading through my school library, one of the very first series that I found and devoured was Susan Cooper’s The Dark is Rising sequence. The library initially only had the first two or three books, but over the course of my time there,...
This has never been my favorite of the series, and still isn't. There's nothing wrong with it, it just doesn't grab me as much of the others. When I first read the series, I actually read it last. And, frankly, didn't feel like that was a problem. Still, it was worth the read for the sake of fuller ...
I read this years ago and remembered it to be the least exciting of the Dark is Rising series. The audiobook reading of it was fine, but it was a little boring - though that may have been because I remembered the story (which is more than I can say for many books I've read!).
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