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Duncton Found (Duncton Chronicles #3)

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The first trilogy of the Duncton Chronicles now reaches an inspiring and triumphant conclusion… Under the ruthless leadership of Henbane of Whern, the grikes have taken over moledom. Soon their ascendancy is to be consolidated by Lucerne, her son by Tryfan, and the last followers of the Stone rooted out and killed. Duncton Wod has been sealed off and made a colony for agin ...more
Hardcover, 781 pages
Published December 15th 1998 by Century Hutchinson Ltd. (first published 1989)
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Jennifer
Dec 31, 2015 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-reads
It took me nearly a year. But I finished the book. I was sad to finish it. I look fondly on the trilogy as a whole. Horwood did a great job.
Stephanie Holt
Jun 01, 2014 Stephanie Holt rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This long and winding tale had moments of all emotions. Joy, comfort, horror, love, fear, anger and many more. The author lays down so much groundwork throughout the book that all culminates at the end of this glorious series. I was somewhat frustrated by the sense of preaching I got in the middle section relating to Beechen. It was very much a Jesus story in his part of the telling and I'm not so sure I appreciated that piece of the book. Some of the characters seemed to be a repeating of chara ...more
Amanda
Jul 14, 2010 Amanda rated it did not like it
Brace, I'm about to get scathing. Oh boy, I'm about to give my lowest rating of the entire year. And what book deserves this dubious honour? Duncton Found, by William Horwood, the third book in the Duncton Chronicles trilogy. In this book the Stone Mole has come, to lead moledom back to grace and the Silence of the Stone.

My biggest impression of this book is: dull, dull, dull. Gosh, this is a long book. My edition has close on 1000 pages (and this following two other books of approximately 700 p
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Carol Lawrie
Feb 27, 2016 Carol Lawrie rated it it was amazing
Excellent third book in the Duncton series.. Takes you on an epic journey of good versus evil. Makes the reader go through a cast range of emotions. Despite this book being written about moles, in the early 90's, it's story/ moral dilemmas are just as relevant today, 2016...
This is the second time I've read this book and would recommend it very highly indeed.
Patrik Sahlstrøm
May 30, 2016 Patrik Sahlstrøm rated it did not like it
Obnoxius (though quite well-written) tale that drowns in an overdose of christian propaganda. Sad that this series collapses so totally, as the first book is brilliant :-(
Becky
Aug 02, 2016 Becky rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: august-2016
As much as I love the trilogy, this isn't my favourite although I loved it. The Christian imagery can get a bit annoying at times but I can get past it, I enjoyed it although it took me ages to get through and it seemed to drag on towards the end as it started to wrap itself off. I still love the first two books but this is my least favourite of the series.
Cindy
Oct 07, 2014 Cindy rated it did not like it
William Horwood can be an extraordinarily powerful writer, but failed to deliver in Duncton Found. It is a lengthy, tedious narrative where the author tells everything and shows little. I almost feel like this is the outline of the story and not the story at all. It will be difficult for any reader to finish. I gave up.
Ron
Sep 14, 2011 Ron rated it it was amazing
OMG. This book is fantastic. The Battles between the Stone beleivers and the Word beleivers are amazing. The story of the Stone Mole is interesting. This book along with the first two (Duncton Wood and Duncton Quest)are well worth reading.
Chris
Dec 27, 2015 Chris rated it really liked it
I have read this book so many times, and I still weep at some points. This is Watership Down meets the gospels meets Easter philosophy - with moles instead of rabbits.

Just so wonderful.
Kathleen Dixon
Mar 31, 2015 Kathleen Dixon rated it it was amazing
I wondered when I started this if I might be reading too much of Duncton in a row, and whether it might begin to be less. But no - I love this series. The characters are well-written, etc. etc.
Angela
Oct 29, 2012 Angela rated it liked it
That took FOREVER to get through, but it was well worth it. I can't say I loved this book, but I would be lying if I said I didn't enjoy it.
Tracy Grant
Sep 18, 2011 Tracy Grant rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011
I absolutely love this series. Although this book does go through a bit of a dull patch in the middle, the rest is lovely.
Clark Bayles
Sep 18, 2013 Clark Bayles rated it liked it
Still not as good as book one but fun stories and good writing. Got a little Wordy (Robert Jordanish) but still enjoyed it.
Ruby
Feb 06, 2009 Ruby rated it really liked it
The final piece where it all came together! Even then I got some of the references. I wonder what will occur to me next time.
Sherri
Aug 31, 2012 Sherri rated it liked it
Yes my enthusiasm for this trilogy declined...
Sue
May 20, 2011 Sue rated it it was amazing
as with the rest of the series great book.
Claire
Apr 26, 2012 Claire rated it really liked it
Clever. Entertaining.
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William Horwood is an English novelist. His first novel, Duncton Wood, an allegorical tale about a community of moles, was published in 1980. It was followed by two sequels, forming The Duncton Chronicles, and also a second trilogy, The Book of Silence. William Horwood has also written two stand-alone novels intertwining the lives of humans and of eagles, The Stonor Eagles and Callanish , and The ...more
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