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Alan Garner


(1934 - )

Alan Garner

Alan Garner OBE (born October 17, 1934) is an English novelist best known for his children’s fantasy novels and his retellings of traditional British folk tales. His work is firmly rooted in the landscape, history and folklore of his native county of Cheshire, North West England, being set in the region and making use of the native Cheshire dialect.


The Weirdstone of Brisingamen (1969)

Susan and Colin discover that the lost Weirstone hangs on her bracelet, and all the powers of evil are out to steal it. This is the revised edition.

Author(s): Alan Garner
Illustrator(s): Ron Bowen

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