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The Stones of the Moon

The Stones of the Moon

(1975)
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It is mid-July, the time of year governed by Cancer - the moon's sign. David's archaeologist father is excavating a Roman mosaic found in Yorkshire. David becomes fascinated by an ancient stone circle on a nearby hillside, but his interest turns to a pervading fear when he touches the stones and gets a powerful electric shock. He befriends Westwood, who has a theory that the stones were used in ancient times to call forth water by chanting 'til the vibrations hit a powerful resonating note. Hence the name 'weeping stones'. And after centuries asleep, something has re-activated them.

David's father dismisses Westwood as an eccentric dabbler, and the townspeople throw him out as suspicious and untrustworthy. But Westwood's theory predicts a catastrophic flood - unless David can convince everyone of the stones' extraordinary force, find out what has woken them and turn the power back ...

 
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Hardback Editions

July 1975 : UK Hardback
Title: The Stones of the Moon
Author(s): Judy Allen
ISBN: 0-224-01104-9 / 978-0-224-01104-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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Paperback Editions

January 2000 : UK Paperback
Title: The Stones Of The Moon (Hodder Silver Series)
Author(s): Judy Allen
ISBN: 0-340-74024-8 / 978-0-340-74024-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
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Kindle Editions

April 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Stones of the Moon
Author(s): Judy Allen
Publisher: Hachette Children's
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April 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Stones Of The Moon (Hodder Silver Series)
Author(s): Judy Allen
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
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