Garner, Alan The Stone Book Quartet

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The Stone Book Quartet

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The four books which make up this volume were first published individually. "As the stories grow into one story, so one's awareness of the emblems and symbols deepens! Garner binds the reader to him and he shows us the author working with language to make his book as his characters worked with stone and iron. Not a word is wasted." - "Times Literary Supplement". "The Stone Book" - "Expect a lot and you won't be expecting too much of "The Stone Book". It is a miniature masterpiece and, like all great miniatures, is staggering in what its limits contain." - Signal. "Granny Reardun" - "A brief, distinguished, satisfying book." - "The Observer". "The Aimer Gate" - ""The Aimer Gate" and its companion books deserve to last as classics in their kind - compact, concentrated, yet giving that impression of ease and simplicity which is the mark of a craftsman." - "The Sunday Times". "Tom Fobble's Day" - "The writing is marvellously precise, metaphorical and compressed, using each word to do the power of ten." - "The Guardian".

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The four books which make up this volume were first published individually.

"As the stories grow into one story, so one's awareness of the emblems and symbols deepens…Garner binds the reader to him and he shows us the author working with language to make his book as his characters worked with stone and iron. Not a word is wasted."
TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

THE STONE BOOK

"Expect a lot and you won't be expecting too much of 'The Stone Book'. It is a miniature masterpiece and, like all great miniatures, is staggering in what its limits contain."
SIGNAL

GRANNY REARDUN

"A brief, distinguished, satisfying book."
THE OBSERVER

THE AIMER GATE

"'The Aimer Gate' and its companion books deserve to last as classics in their kind – compact, concentrated, yet giving that impression of ease and simplicity which is the mark of a craftsman."
THE SUNDAY TIMES

TOM FOBBLE'S DAY

"The writing is marvellously precise, metaphorical and compressed, using each word to do the power of ten."
THE GUARDIAN

About the Author:

Alan Garner was born and still lives in Cheshire, an area which has had a profound effect on his writing and provided the seed of many ideas worked out in his books.

His fourth book, ‘The Owl Service’ brought Alan Garner to everyone’s attention. It won two important literary prizes – The Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal – and was made into a serial by Granada Television. It has established itself as a classic and Alan Garner as a writer of great distinction.

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Book Description Collins, London, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Comprises The Stone Book, Granny Reardun, The Aimer Gate and Tom Fobnle's Day. Dustwrapper, now protected, has one 1" closed tear. Bookseller Inventory # 033896

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