The Doom Stone Setting

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The events of The Doom Stone take place in England, in the region around Stonehenge. Stonehenge itself is a monumental complex of gigantic stones accompanied by burial sites.

People have speculated about Stonehenge's purpose for many centuries, but no one as yet knows all of its secrets due to the antiquity of its builders and the paucity of historical evidence about them. The culture that built Stonehenge predated the Celtic peoples who lived in Britain in the time of the Romans. Druids have laid claim to it, but the structure predates their religion and culture by hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. Scientists are now fairly sure of where the stones came from, as Zindel explains in The Doom Stone. They even have some evidence for how the enormous stones were transported, although there is still much disagreement over how to interpret the evi4564 The Doom Stone dence. The most...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Doom Stone from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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