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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

Book Review

Alan Garner’s Elidor

A book about a world in trouble, an exiled king, enchanted items, unicorns, and a prophecy for the world’s salvation, what could possible go wrong? The answer? 128 more words

Book Apprasials

Pursuing Christopher Priest: Afterword

A couple of years ago, I received, read and enthusiastically reviewed Alan Garner’s last novel, Boneland. I called it his last novel, because Garner himself had described it as such: between his age, the time that writing takes, and the absence finally of an idea to inspire him, he did not expect another. 346 more words


A dangerous time of year

Alan Garner The Moon of Gomrath
Endpaper maps by Charles Green
Jacket design by George Adamson
Collins 1970 (1963)

“… the world of Magic that lies as near and unknown to us as the back of a shadow…”

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