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The Owl Service by Alan Garner
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Feb 22, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: read-pre-12-07, own, fiction, work-related, children-or-ya
Read in December, 2005

This is a pretty odd little book; I really enjoyed it, but the very end left me a little confused. It would probably appeal to those who liked The Dark Is Rising, since it taps into a lot of Welsh mythology and such, but it's a much more subtle and psychological story. I'm going to have to check out Alan Garner's other books.
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message 1: by Claire (new)

Claire I didn't love The Owl Service -- although I felt like I was supposed to, especially as a fan of Welsh mythology -- but when I was little I read The Weirdstone of Brisingamen over and over. Try that one next :).


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