The Stone Book
Alan Garner Michael Foreman
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Jun 01, 2020 - 13:12 PM By Alan Garner Michael Foreman

Mary wanted to learn to read and asked her stonemason father for a book In reply, he sent her into a cavern deep under the hills where the stone was quarried There she found a sand floored chamber where, in the light of her candle, she could see the marks left by breaking waves in the rock above her head and, on the wall, the figure of a bull, a stonemason s mark, and thMary wanted to learn to read and asked her stonemason father for a book In reply, he sent her into a cavern deep under the hills where the stone was quarried There she found a sand floored chamber where, in the light of her candle, she could see the marks left by breaking waves in the rock above her head and, on the wall, the figure of a bull, a stonemason s mark, and the outline of a hand that exactly matched her own Loodking down, she saw a myriad of footprints made by earlier generations of her family and, in a timeless moment, felt herself surrounded by a throng of people When she got back home, her father did give her a book but it was a different one from what she had expected.
  • Title: The Stone Book
  • Author: Alan Garner Michael Foreman
  • ISBN: 9780529055033
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Hardcover

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Colin Jun 01, 2020 - 13:12 PM
The Stone Book quartet made a massive impression on me when I first read it some fifteen years ago, and I've always meant to re-read it. This first book in the series sets the standard for the others: in just sixty pages of tight, beautifully crafted prose, Alan Garner tells a story of such profundity and delicacy that is nothing short of a masterpiece. I've been lucky to read the original hardback book, first published in 1976 with the wonderful complementary impressionistic illustrations by Mi [...]
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Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance Jun 01, 2020 - 13:12 PM
A 1001 CBYMRBYGU.Not really sure I understood this book, but I’ll give it my best shot. A young girl asks her father for a book. He leads her to a passage in a mountain so small that only children can venture in. Inside she finds a drawing of a bull, a stone mason’s mark, a handprint, and many footprints. The experience seems to have satisfied some need in both the child and, earlier in his life, in her father.
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Corinne Jun 01, 2020 - 13:12 PM
I struggled with the author's prose but I did enjoy reading about the cave you can only enter in your youth and there are footprints of the others before her. has a great review of this book.
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R. G. Nairam Jun 01, 2020 - 13:12 PM
I don't think I get it--whoops.
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Jeffrey Jun 01, 2020 - 13:12 PM
Amazing - such a fine miniature portrait of a working class Victorian family - father a stone mason, grandfather a weaver - and an extraordinary life-changing event in a young girl's life - wow!
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The Stone Book By Alan Garner Michael Foreman Mary wanted to learn to read and asked her stonemason father for a book In reply, he sent her into a cavern deep under the hills where the stone was quarried There she found a sand floored chamber where, in the light of her candle, she could see the marks left by breaking waves in the rock above her head and, on the wall, the figure of a bull, a stonemason s mark, and thMary wanted to learn to read and asked her stonemason father for a book In reply, he sent her into a cavern deep under the hills where the stone was quarried There she found a sand floored chamber where, in the light of her candle, she could see the marks left by breaking waves in the rock above her head and, on the wall, the figure of a bull, a stonemason s mark, and the outline of a hand that exactly matched her own Loodking down, she saw a myriad of footprints made by earlier generations of her family and, in a timeless moment, felt herself surrounded by a throng of people When she got back home, her father did give her a book but it was a different one from what she had expected.

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