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FREE DOWNLOAD ¼ The Dark Is Rising Sequence (The Dark Is Rising, #1-5) ë When the Dark comes rising six shall turn it back Three from the circle three from the track; Wood bronze iron; water fire stone; Five will return and one go alone With these mysterious words Will Stanton discovers on his 11th birthday thaAches epic proportions She ranks with CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien in her ability to deliver a moral vision in the context of breathtaking adventure No one can stop at just one of her thrilling fantasy novels Among many other prestigious awards The Dark Is Rising is a Newbery Honor Book and a Carnegie Medal Honor Book#1 Over Sea Under Stone#2 The Dark Is Rising#3 Greenwitch#4 The Grey King#5 Silver on the Tree. This was my absolute favorite series of childrenearly adolescent books If I recall correctly I reread all of these just a few years ago Susan Cooper does not make so noticeable a shift in dumbing down the language or sentence structure for young readers which I like a lot It's a fantasy ish story but set in well what would have been current day for Susan Cooper at the time of writing it It is difficult to review all of these books at once because some are better than others and they even feature different protagonists all related to the same storyline in some cases My two favorites were The Dark is Rising and the Grey King But right now I'm having a difficult time expressing why they were my favorites as a kid except perhaps that they captured in exactly the way I needed them to at the time the recurring theme in children's literature of finding an extraordinary purpose in your life at that stage of introduction to adolescenceHarry Potter does this probably most famously these days but The Dark is Rising series has a archaic or perhaps classical feel to the story characters and writing

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When the Dark comes rising six shall turn it back Three from the circle three from the track; Wood bronze iron; water fire stone; Five will return and one go alone With these mysterious words Will Stanton discovers on his 11th birthday that he is no mere boy He is the Sign Seeker last of the immortal Old Ones destined to battle the powers of evil that trouble the land His task is monumental he must find an. This series is fantastic and has been horridly overlooked particularly so seeming that our current culture seems so fascinated with all things Potter Not that The Dark Is Rising is anything like Harry Potter not at all It's thickly steeped in Celtic and Arthurian legend is relentless in its exploration of a myriad of layers of history and time and simply reeks of magic I love this series and have for years Within the past two years I introduced these books to my wife who seethed with anticipation for the next time we would sit down so I could read to her I'll do the same given time with my daughter I'm really looking forward to thatIf you're a fan in any way of L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time series I have a feeling you'll dig these books They're very much their own work but I'm trying to give you a place to leap forth from

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The Dark Is Rising Sequence The Dark Is Rising #1 5D guard the six great Signs of the Light which when joined will create a force strong enough to match and perhaps overcome that of the Dark Embarking on this endeavor is dangerous as well as deeply rewarding; Will must work within a continuum of time and space much broader than he ever imagined Susan Cooper in her five title Dark Is Rising Seuence creates a world where the conflict between good and evil re. A dstinctive feature of this series of five children's books is that there are two distinctive groups of view point characters A normal family group of three siblings who are the lead characters in Under Sea and over Stone and in Greenwich while a boy with magical powers is the lead in the remaining three novels The Dark is Rising The Grey King and The Silver on the TreeAlthough Susan Cooper has been resident for some years now in the USA all five books are firmly rooted in Britain of the late 1960s and early 70s developing a strong sense of landscape that of Cornwall in Under Sea and Over stone and Greenwitch the Thames valley between Christmas and New Year in The Dark is rising or Wales in The Grey King and The Silver on the TreeIncreasingly the childrens' plunge into magic and mystery angles into Arthurian legend Recommended for youngsters it is the kind of series that can grow with the reader as the books become complex and have magical fantastical and mythological elements as they progress