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Alan Garner.

Alan Garner.

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Published by Labrys in [Frome] .
Written in English

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  • Garner, Alan, -- 1934-

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    Special issue of "Labrys", no.7, November 1981.

    Other titlesLabrys.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17485984M

    by Alan Garner ‧ RELEASE DATE: J A strange mix of realistic narrative and incantatory folk materials by Garner (author of a number of YA and children's fantasy novels) results in a work that is likely to leave most readers scratching their heads in bewilderment. The mystery of spirits loosed, of souls possessed, assumes a dimension beyond fantasy in Alan Garner's latest book, which is his finest if also his most elliptical. In an old house in a Welsh valley three adolescents discover, in a sealed attic that has been emitting inexplicable sounds, a dinner service decorated with flowers in the form of an owl; and the trap one sets disgorges an owl's.

    Alan Garner OBE is an English novelist best known for his children's fantasy novels and his retellings of traditional British folk tales. His work is firmly rooted in the landscape, history and folklore of his native county of Cheshire, North West England, being set in the region and making use of the native Cheshire dialect. Born in Congleton, Garner grew up around the nearby town of Alderley. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Alan Garner books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

    A Search for Meaning: Towards a Psychology of Fulfillment by Alan Garner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Alan Garner is an extremely underrated fantasy author. Elidor is a perfect example of the magic he can weave. The plot is simple enough - the four Watson children must save the world of Elidor, one step removed from our own. To do this, they are given 5/5(5).


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His work is firmly rooted in the landscape, history and folklore of his native county of Cheshire, North West England, being set in the region and making use of the native Cheshire dialect.

The Stone Book Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Alan Garner (Author)4/5(1). The Moon of Comrath by Alan Garner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Alan Garner was born in Congleton, Cheshire, in His began writing his first novel at the age of 22 and is renowned as one of Britain's outstanding writers. He has won many prizes for his writing, and, in he was awarded the OBE for services to literature.Alan Garner OBE (born 17 October ) is an English novelist best known for his children's fantasy novels and his retellings of traditional British folk tales.

His work is firmly rooted in the landscape, history and folklore of his native county of Cheshire, North West England, being set in the region and making use of the native Cheshire dialect.

Born in Congleton, Garner grew up around the. About the Author Alan Garner was born in Congleton, Cheshire, in His began writing his first novel at the age of 22 and is renowned as one of Britain's outstanding writers for young adults.

He has won many prizes for his writing, and, in he was awarded the OBE for services to Pages: