Author Alan Garner
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Alan Garner's Weirdstone trilogy complete 50 years on

Children's author Alan Garner has added a third book to complete his Weirdstone trilogy, 50 years after the first part was published.

Described by Philip Pullman as "better than Tolkein", Mr Garner tells Newsnight's Steve Smith about some of the childhood inspirations for his works including The Weirdstone of Brisingamen and The Moon of Gomrath and why it took him so long to add the new work, Boneland.

  • 18 Sep 2012