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Book Information: Seeing Stone, the

Seeing Stone, the (2000) [Novel]
by Kevin Crossley-Holland Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Arthur de Caldicot
Part: 1

Summary :

Set in the Welsh Marches in the year 1199, The Seeing Stone is a uniquely contemporary take on the Arthurian legends. It is an enthralling story of secrets and mysteries in the life of young Arthur de Caldicot, who discovers his namesake, the boy King Arthur, in his seeing stone.

Original title: The Seeing Stone
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultHistorical FictionEuropeMiddle Ages
FictionFantasySaga, Myth, and LegendArthurian Legend

Edition #1: Seeing Stone, the

Seeing Stone, the (2000)
Awards: Tir na n-og Award: Best English Book (2001)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "…as bright and as vivid as the pictures in a Book of Hours. Deep scholarship, high imagination, and great gifts of storytelling have gone into this. I was spellbound." Philip Pullman
  • "This is truly a cross-over book, settling in the interesting space between children’s and adult fiction…These 100 tightly-written chapters of crisp dialogue and razor sharp detail bring the medieval world…crackling into life." The Times
  • "This is a must. Its structure makes it very accessible; and in beautifully spare, yet lyrical language, it’s a mysterious story that totally absorbs." Wendy Cooling, Literacy and Learning
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Seeing Stone, the (2000)

ISBN: 0752844296

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