Merryll of the stones (UQP young adult fiction)
ISBN: 070222250x Global Overview for this book
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Megan has grown up in Australia, but on her recovery must return to her family's native Wales. Even at her relatives' home she feels like a stranger, and the frightening dreams persist, until she meets Em, a brilliant and rebellious boy with nightmares of his own. Together, they discover Megan's true heritage and her special Gift - and Merryll's duty to right an ancient wrong. Through the ruins of a stone circle a fabulous adventure is begun, spanning two millenia.
This is one of my favourite books. It is a bit slow to start with, but I just love the idea that ancient myths and legends stem from truth. Magic in todays world is seen as something just showy and fun, I love reading about ways in which magic is used "for a reason". I would love to know that real magic existed! Magic aside... the past world Merryll is a part of, on the surface is so different to today's world, but the same basic problems arise! History really is doomed to repeat itself!
It would be fascinating to read a sequel to this book! Pity one wasn't written!
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