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The owl service.

Alan Garner

The owl service.

by Alan Garner

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Published by Fontana in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22609913M
ISBN 10000671675X
OCLC/WorldCa59800952

Get this from a library! The owl service. [Alan Garner] -- During a summer vacation in a secluded Welsh valley, three young people find themselves driven by the spirits of three mythical lovers to reenact an ancient tragedy. Get this from a library! The owl service. [Alan Garner] -- Set in Wales. Modern drama which replays tragic Welsh legend; Best book of the year for young people. Won Carnegie medal and the Guardian prizeian priz_.

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The Owl Service is something I picked up to satisfy the requirements of a challenge and I am so pleased I did. It is a remarkable book. It is a remarkable book. I would classify this as a children's book written for adults because it would need to be a very smart child to understand even half of what is happening/5.

The Owl Service is a phenomenal, low fantasy book, first published in I read it for the first time when I was nine or so years old in school and was enraptured by the hair-raising mystery of the book; I went on to read it multiple times afterwards/5().

The Owl Service is a phenomenal, low fantasy book, first published in I read it for the first time when I was nine or so years old in school and was enraptured by the hair-raising mystery of the book; I went on to read it multiple times afterwards/5(). The Owl Service won the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association for best children’s book by a British author.

The novel also won the second annual Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, making the novel one of only six to win both awards between The owl service. book The Owl Service, by Alan Garner is a young adult's/children's fantasy story set in seventies Britain, in the country of Wales and features the tumultuous friendship of three children Alison, Roger and Gwyn as they are forced to spend a summer in a mysterious isolated valley.

The Owl Service is a phenomenal, low fantasy book, first published in I read The owl service. book for the first time when I was nine or so years old in school and was enraptured by the hair-raising mystery of the book; I went on to read it multiple times afterwards/5.

T he Owl Service tells the story of Alison, Roger and Huw who discover a mysterious dinner service in the loft. This is only the first of the strange events and happenings that lead to the old Author: Bugblu. The Owl Service - Electronic book text; Share This Title: Read a Sample Read a Sample Enlarge Book Cover.

The Owl Service. by Alan Garner. On Sale: 08/15/ Read a Sample Read a Sample Enlarge Book Cover. $ Spend $49 and get FREE shipping on Format: Quantity. Holidaying in rural Wales, Alison, mother Margaret, new stepfather Clive and his son, Roger are staying at a manor house formerly owned by Alison's uncle Bertram.

Alison befriends the cook's son. His fourth book, ‘The Owl Service’ brought Alan Garner to everyone’s attention. It won two important literary prizes – The Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal – and was made into a serial by Granada Television.

It has established itself as a classic and Alan Garner as a writer of great : HarperCollins UK. Alan Garner’s The Owl Service is the spookiest book you’re ever likely to read about a set of dishes.

It’s also about Welsh nationalism, British class snobbery, the Mabinogion, teenage angst. The owl service by Alan Garner; 23 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Legends, Juvenile fiction, Space and time, Fiction, Adult fiction, repetition, Eternal.

The Owl Service is an eight-part television series based on the fantasy novel of the same name by Alan ed in and televised over the winter of –, the series was remarkably bold in terms of production.

It was the first fully scripted colour production by Granada Television and was filmed almost entirely on location at a time when almost all TV drama was Original network: ITV (Granada Television). Find books like The Owl Service from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Owl Service also liked: The New Policeman.

ALAN GARNER (OBE) is the award-winning (The Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal) author of Elidor, The Owl Service, The Moon of Gomrath, The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, and The Stone Book Quartet.

He lives in Cheshire, England, and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in   With Dorothy Edwards, Gillian Hills, Michael Holden, Francis Wallis. Three teenagers discover a mysterious set of owl and flower-patterned dinner plates in the attic and the magical ancient legend of the "Mabinogion" comes to life once again in their Welsh valley/10(9).

A 50th Anniversary Edition featuring a new introduction by Philip Pullman, THE OWL SERVICE is an all-time classic, combining mystery, adventure, history and a complex set of human relationships.

It all begins with the scratching in the ceiling. The owl service is about love and jealousy. The word love is never mentioned in the book and it also includes the tale of Lleu Llaw Gyffes the hero of god destined to never marry a mortal woman (honestly I feel like this goes back to the MV of Boy in Luv remember~ that one girl student~!) Overview of the book.

The Owl Service is an amazing book. It can be read on a series of levels as it explores everyday life, social injustice as well as offering an insight into Welsh mythology.

To top it all, it is a phenominally good read and very hard to put down.5/5(5). The Owl Service (1 reviews with an average rating of 5 out of 5) Author: Alan Garner.

Publisher: Winner of both the Guardian Children's Book Award and the Carnegie Medal, this extraordinary and powerful story is a modern classic.

Blending together mystery, adventure, history and a complex set of human relationships, it will leave young 5/5(1). The Owl Service is a fabulous, multi-layered book of mystery and suspense, but also a contemporary musing on love, class structure and power.

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