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The Owl Service Summary
Alan Garner

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The Owl Service Summary

Plot Summary

The Owl Service, by Alan Garner is a young adult's/children's fantasy story set in seventies Britain, in the country of Wales and features the tumultuous friendship of three children Alison, Roger and Gwyn as they are forced to spend a summer in a mysterious isolated valley. During their stay we discover that ancient secrets are buried not only in the Valley but also in the past's of each of the younger character's as they struggle to come to terms with who them are, and where they are going.

Alison and Roger are step-siblings, their parent's Margaret and Clive having remarried after Alison's father died and Roger's mother left Clive and was subsequently divorced. Now that they are a a new family unit, Clive and Margaret decide to holiday in Wales in an attempt to bond the two sides of their family together: an attempt that goes disastrously...

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