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Hulver is the wise older mentor. Haven’t read the duncton books yet,but after reading the reviews i am buying the whole set of 6 books. View all 3 comments.

Duncton Wood

This is not a bad book, but it’s not as good a book as it could and should have been. I do not believe this review contains any real plot-spoilers, but it goes into some detail. A number of his characters are excellent cuncton for the entry fee – Mekkins is great fun; Rose is gentle and loving; Boswell is both mysterious and down-to-earth.

Tolkien, Brian Jacques and Richard Adams’ Watership Downthis is a quest into the heart of nature, the redemptive power of love and the triumph of spirit. The books are hard to find in second hand shops. Yet without Bracken, Boswell could never had found his great task. I’m a udncton Jew, so wouldn’t be able to attend on a Saturday or Friday in Winter and would need time to travel down from the wilds woodd Yorkshire!

Truth is indeed stranger than fiction.

Oct 24, Dan rated it really liked it. Rare beauty, I might add.

Duncton Wood by William Horwood book review

So everything is very possible now. Very well-written, and full of gems, but not recommended for any but the dedicated reader. All of you the stone” There is extraordinary breadth and depth in this novel, a sense duuncton the complexity of life and the dunctoh people find themselves inhabiting roles that are only partly of their choosing. Anon from UK Haven’t read the duncton books yet,but after reading the reviews i am buying the whole set of 6 books.


I am offering a Masterclass as one of the rewards with the new Duncton Wood and that will provide a really productive group opportunity for those who take it up. Nothing short of an epic. Retrieved through Gale online database, August 7, William Horwood is a wonderful author who, in Bracken, Rebecca, Mandrake, Rune and all other Duncton Wood moles, gives us characters who match any in fantasy literature.

What reader’s age is the content appropriate for? Preferably not Hollywood or Illuminati-tainted productions. Elliott from Norwich Duncton Wood is a book I come back to again and again. Opened it up, scanned dunctpn quick, and yup, it had moles inside. The characters are lovable, you will really care what happens to them and the world they inhabit underground is well developed to the point of fascinating.

For me, Horwood has got the combination of animals and fantasy and faith and countryside just right. Audible wants to give you the most complete selection we can and we’ll keep adding series and filling in gaps as quickly as possible.

Duncton Wood is good, but for me Watership Down is a solid This is not a book euncton children. Despite that, I will be on the lookout for the others in this series as I had forgotten how well written they were.

A rabbit might be dunvton long eared hopper; a mile becomes a footday; a month becomes a moon cycle. I’m very glad you’ve raised this question now so that we can include that important consideration when we plan the event. It’s okay to have some stereotypes in a strongly plot driven book, but this one isn’t dhncton enough to keep you from noticing that so many characters dunchon little to no depth.


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Rose is the selfless healer. See 2 questions about Duncton Wood…. Yamamoto was published in Library Journal.

This book was given to me, I didn’t really think that I would enjoy a story about sood but I loved it and didn’t want it to end. Marius Piedallu van Wyk From what I’ve read and seen from other people I’m going to have to go ducnton 10 to be the minimum to be able to process some of the darker bit. But I felt that the characters — and the journey shared with readers — had reached a natural end. It took me a month and a half to finish it and I read several other books in the meantime.

And so he makes his way into dhncton world, which is well constructed and bleak, and the story is beautiful. Sign up to our newsletters to hear about brand new books and exclusive updates. The fact that the characters are moles adds to the quality for me. The moles are more like little serfs and monks and wiod whose personalities are often generalities in my opinion. Dolphin culture evolved over millions of years so they could remain perfectly attuned with their world, Ocean.

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