Over Sea, Under Stone (Windrush) ebook
by Susan Cooper
Over sea, under stone. The Dark is rising sequence).
Over sea, under stone. Summary: Three children on a holiday in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest for a grail that would reveal the true story of King Arthur and that entraps them in the eternal battle between the forces of the Light and the forces of the Dark. 2. Cornwall (England)-Fiction] I. Title. II. Series: Cooper, Susan. Dark is rising sequence.
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Over Sea, Under Stone is a contemporary fantasy novel written for children by the English author Susan Cooper, first published in London by Jonathan Cape in 1965. Cooper wrote four sequels about ten years later, making it the first volume in a series usually called The Dark is Rising (1965 to 1977). In contrast to the rest of the series, it is more a mystery, with traditional fantasy elements mainly the subject of hints later in the narrative. Thus it may ease readers into the fantasy genre.
Over Sea Under Stone' sets up the premise that 'Old Ones' from Britons's early days, still exist and continue to. .Don't be put off. In Book 4, 'The Grey King', Susan Cooper treats us to a delightful lesson in Welsh pronunciation. Susan Cooper has written a wonderful set of stories.
Over Sea Under Stone' sets up the premise that 'Old Ones' from Britons's early days, still exist and continue to fight against the Dark that rises at varying times through history. It is a wonderfully romantic idea. The series draws from Welsh mythology so I was drawn in with ease. My students have loved them.
Sarah Crown: A holiday that becomes a desperate contest with the agents of the Dark, this is the most thrilling summer imaginable. Well, this is a little embarrassing. Back in December, when we ran a series of blogs about our favourite Christmassy books, I chose Susan Cooper's marvellously wintry The Dark is Rising, in which the hero, young Will Stanton, battles through clogging, muffling snow on a quest to gather the six signs of Light before Twelfth Night, when the Dark reaches its peak.
First of Susan Cooper's classic sequence of novels collectively entitled The Dark is Rising - Over Sea, Under Stone was first .
First of Susan Cooper's classic sequence of novels collectively entitled The Dark is Rising - Over Sea, Under Stone was first published in 1965. We’re dedicated to reader privacy so we never track you.
Susan Cooper is a world-renowned author of children's books. Born and brought up in England, she worked as a journalist before moving to America, where she now lives. Her fabulous The Dark Is Rising sequence has won the Newbery Medal and was twice shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Her Boggart titles have won the Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Smarties Prize. King of Shadows was also shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal.
Over Sea, Under Stone is the first novel in the fantasy series by talented author Susan Cooper. If you love fantasy or creative series such as the Wrinkle in Time books, then you may just be interested in this vivid and totally captivating series! The book starts out set in Cornwall in Wales. That is where the Drew kids are staying while they are on holiday with their parents. They’re staying in a very old house and when they go up to the attic, they find a very old map that looks older than anything they ever really anticipated.