Classic Children's Literature - Preparation for Common Entrance
The book is rich with imagery and the language will delight. How about this for a simile: "...thin as a rasher of wind.." Fabulous!
Radio 4 is currently running an excellent play based on The Weirdstone of Brisingamen and I throughly recommend it (although I have to admit that I was utterly petrified in parts.) For anyone interested in public speaking, Phillip Voss's diction is a delight to listen to.
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Any 10+ year old will be challenged by this novel. After a diet of watery fiction, this book is a sumptuous feast.
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