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The Dark Is Rising (Paperback)

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Description


On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift -- that he is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark. At once, he is plunged into a quest for the six magical Signs that will one day aid the Old Ones in the final battle between the Dark and the Light. And for the twelve days of Christmas, while the Dark is rising, life for Will is full of wonder, terror, and delight.

About the Author


SUSAN COOPER is the Newbery Award-winning author of dozens of books, including "The Boggart "and the acclaimed The Dark Is Rising series.

Praise For…


"Susan Cooper is one of the few contemporary writers who has the vivid imagination, the narrative power, and the moral vision that permit her to create the kind of sweeping conflict between good and evil that lies at the heart of all great fantasy. Tolkien had it. So did C. S. Lewis. And Cooper writes in the same tradition." -- Psychology Today

Product Details
ISBN: 9780689829833
ISBN-10: 0689829833
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
Publication Date: September 30th, 1999
Pages: 232
Language: English