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The Weirdstone of BrisingamenSusan and Colin go to stay with their mother's old nurse and her husband on their farm in Cheshire. There they hear the old legend of the sleeping knights, hidden in a secret cave, protected by the magic of the Weirdstone. One day they stumble on the cave and hear how the stone has been lost, and Cadellin the guardian of the cave is searching for it. Unknowingly Susan has been wearing the stone all along, but she loses it, and she, Colin and a couple of friendly dwarves have to retrieve it and then keep it safe from the evil morthbrood.
by Alan Garner
Score: 7.5
Published: 1960
Read: January 27th 2003

Comments


John said

Terrific stuff- exciting story, and lots of horrible nasty things that are, as usual, no match for elves, dwarves and wizards etc.

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