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The fabulous covers of Puffin Books

I first wrote this post for my friend the brilliant J.Q. Roses’s blog. I’m reposting it today as an excuse to show some of the wonderful covers that Puffin books produce. 440 more words

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Book Review Saturday - 'The Owl Service'

Alan Garner’s The Owl Service is far from being a new book, either to me or in terms of its publication history; it was originally published in 1967, but I first read it as a teenager and it’s been one of my firm favourites ever since. 988 more words

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“I’m a stay at home son”

-Alan Garner, The Hangover 2

Red Shift by Alan Garner

Once I figure out what is going on in Red Shift, I feel very pleased with myself.

Alan Garner’s 1973 novel opens with dialogue, just dialogue, between two un-named speakers.   627 more words

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