By Erica Wagner

ISBN-10: 1783522526

ISBN-13: 9781783522521

For greater than 50 years, Alan Garner has enraptured generations of readers with works like The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, The Owl Service, Red Shift, and The Stone e-book Quartet. defined via Philip Pullman as 'the most crucial British author of myth given that Tolkien', Alan Garner has encouraged readers and writers alike.

Now, in party of his eightieth birthday, comes First Light. A collaboration via a number of the acclaimed writers, artists, archaeologists and historians he has inspired through the years, this anthology contains unique contributions from David Almond, Margaret Atwood, John Burnside, Susan Cooper, Helen Dunmore, Stephen Fry, Neil Gaiman, Elizabeth Garner, Paul Kingsnorth, Katherine Langrish, Helen Macdonald, Robert Macfarlane, Gregory Maguire, Neel Mukherjee, Philip Pullman, Ali Smith, Elizabeth Wein, Michael wooden, and lots of, many more.

Whether a literary essay, a private reaction to Alan's paintings, a reminiscence of the 1st time they learn his paintings, or a narrative concerning the guy himself, every piece is a tribute to his amazing impression.

Edited via the acclaimed literary journalist and novelist, Erica Wagner, First mild is a remarkable assortment that would contact the guts of someone who grew up analyzing the works of Alan Garner.

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