The Owl Service Suggested Reading

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Alan Garner page on The Guardian  (click on reference to follow link)

BUTLER, C. and CHILDREN’S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION (U.S.), 2006. Four British fantasists: place and culture in the children’s fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper. Oxford: Scarecrow. (click on reference to follow link)

GARNER, A., 1984. Alan Garner’s book of British fairy tales. London: Collins.

ALAN GARNER, 2010. High up on the Edge I ran to rouse the Devil from his grave; Marking the 50th anniversary of The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, Alan Garner recalls the scenery that inspired a children’s classic. The Times (London, England), 18. ISSN 0140-0460.

ALISON FLOOD, 2012. Review: THE BOOKS INTERVIEW: Alan Garner: I don’t think I’ve frightened myself before when writing, but there were areas where there was terror. The Guardian (London, England), 11. ISSN 0261-3077.

BUTLER, C., 2001. Alan Garner’s Red Shift and the Shifting Ballad of ‘Tam Lin’. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 26(2), pp. 74-83.

CHARLES BUTLER, 2001. Alan Garner’s Red Shift and the Shifting Ballad of. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 26(2), pp. 74-83.

DAVID BATTY, 1998. Health: Falling sickness From wild flights of imagination to the pit of despair: writer Alan Garner talks to David Batty about coping with manic depression. The Guardian, T.015. ISSN 0261-3077.

ERICA WAGNER, 2012. Magical voice of his native land; interview; Alan Garner cast a spell 50 years ago that his latest novel will finally conclude, finds Erica Wagner. The Times (London, England), 11. ISSN 0140-0460.

GODEK, S., 2004. The Great Tunes of the Hough: Music and Song in Alan Garner’s The Stone Book Quartet. Children’s Literature in Education, 35(1), pp. 69-75.

HARDWICK, P., 2000. “Not in the Middle Ages”?: Alan Garner’s The Owl Service and the Literature of Adolescence. Children’s Literature in Education, 31(1), pp. 23-30.

MAVIS REIMER, 1989. The Family as Mythic Reservoir in Alan Garner’s Stone Book Quartet. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 14(3), pp. 132-135.

NICHOLAS CLEE, 2008. Garner declares war on the Wags. The Times, 6. ISSN 0140-0460.

PHILIP, N., 1981. A fine anger: a critical introduction to the work of Alan Garner. London: Collins.

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