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The Gift of Stones

3.8 based on 532 ratings & 63 reviews on Goodreads.com
Picador

04 September 08
9780330473880
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£7.99
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Synopsis

A coastal community live prosperously crafting fine stone tools. But their proud insularity is breached by raiders, and in the violence a boy loses his arm. Useless as a knapper, he finds a role as the village storyteller, roaming far and returning home with fantastically embellished tales. When the arrival of a new metal threatens all their livelihoods, his fearless imagination becomes a lifesaving gift.