Books by Alan Garner

The Owl Service

Style: Good

Attitude: Positive

Three teenagers, a visting step-brother and sister and a local lad, find a dinner service decorated with a design which can be seen as owls or as flowers.

Magic, Spooky

Red Shift

Style: Good

Attitude: Unobjectionable

Three separate stories are told as happening in parallel around the same Cheshire locations.


The Stone Book Quartet

Style: Outstanding

Attitude: Positive

4 interlinked short stories covering one rural Macclesfield family over some 3 centuries.

Historical, Short

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

Style: Good

Attitude: Positive

Colin and Susan, brother and sister, who have grown up in a city go to visit friends of their mother in a rural part of Cheshire not far from Macclesfield.

Adventure, Fantasy, Magic