Over sea, under stone

Susan Cooper, 1935-

Book - 1966

Three children on a holiday in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest for a grail that would reveal the true story of King Arthur.

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Series
Cooper, Susan, 1935- Dark is rising sequence ; bk. 1.
Dark is rising sequence.
Subjects
Published
New York : Harcourt, Brace & World [1966, c1965]
Language
English
Physical Description
various paging : ill
ISBN
015259034X
9781416949640
141694964X
Main Author
Susan Cooper, 1935- (-)
Other Authors
Margery Gill (illustrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Three children on a holiday in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest for a grail that would reveal the true story of King Arthur and that entraps them in the eternal battle between the forces of the Light and the forces of the Dark.Vacationing in a seaside village in Cornwall, three children stumble upon a brittle old map showing the location of a magical relic of Arthurian days, leading them into a high-pitched battle of good and evil

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Three English children find clues to an ancient treasure linked to King Arthur and suddenly find themselves in deadly danger, pursued by forces of ancient evil. “A wonderfully well-told story.”--The Horn Book