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A coming-of-age story about an extraordinary boy, both restless and inquisitive, who turns his back on the scholarly life intended for him by his father, and finds his true calling in metalworking after apprenticing himself to a blacksmith.
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'Garner's imagination is compelling and the novel has real narrative drive... enjoyable and eloquent' Helen Dunmore, The Times (The Times)
'Darkly atmospheric, Garner's clean, spare prose conjures a strong ,simple narrative... a delight to curl up with' Metro (Metro)
'daughter of renowned children's author Alan Garner, Elizabeth displays similar inventiveness and command of atmosphere...it's a sad, sweet tale of the love and misunderstanding between a father and son who dare to aim for a higher place in the world' (Daily Mail)
Once there was a boy with an extraordinary gift... a magical story of an unusual child, with universal appeal.
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