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Notes for “On Reading ‘The Stone Book’ “

“The Stone Book” is the first of a sequence of four short stories for children collectively known as “The Stone Book Quartet” written by Alan Garner. The poem is based on an empathetic reading of the story as it relates … Continue reading

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On Reading “The Stone Book”

ON READING “THE STONE BOOK” Deep underground It lies. Void Some say. They know nothing. The painted pictures run across the walls. The pressed perfumes of flowers linger on. © Martin Porter 1990

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