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Robert Westall () is one of the best modern writers of ghost stories in the tradition of the great M.R. James, and The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral, which won the Dracula Society's Children of the Night Award, is one of his finest. This volume also includes a second ghostly tale, 'Brangwyn Gardens', published here for the first time in the United States, and a new introduction 5/5(7). Robert Westall () is one of the best modern writers of ghost stories in the tradition of the great M.R. James, and The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral, which won the Dracula Society’s Children of the Night Award, is one of his finest. This volume also includes a second ghostly tale, ‘Brangwyn Gardens’, published here for the first time in the United States, and a new introduction /5(3). Stone was stone, it was all the same. Then terrible things begin to happen, including the deaths of two innocent boys who fell from the cathedral tower. What terrible evil had them in its grip, and why does the gargoyle seem to be drawing Joe to his doom? The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral By Robert Westall. Steeplejack Joe Clarke is hired to do some work on the spire of Muncaster Cathedral, but in the tower a malevolent gargoyle wields its evil power over the fate of Joe and his family.
The Stones of Muncaster has been reprinted by Valancourt Books in a new edition that also includes a second novella by Westall called “Brangwyn Gardens” and an introduction by horror fiction writer Orrin Grey. My edition is an older copy therefore I didn't have a chance to read the other novella. Posted by J F Norris at AM. THE STONES OF MUNCASTER CATHEDRAL, contains two stories in the style of M.R. James' supernatural tales. The title story involves a steeplejack, Joe Clarke, who is hired to fix the South-West tower at Muncaster/5(7). The main titled story “The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral” is about Joe Clarke Steeplejack extraordinaire who together with his work mate Billy Simpson is prepared to scale any building to carry out all necessary repairs and maintenance.5/5(5). The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral () Robert Westall. With a new introduction by Orrin Grey. Book Description. “ I dreamt I was standing in the dark, looking up at the south-west tower And our Kev was up there on top, in the dark, and screaming as if some wild beast was eating him.”. When steeplejack Joe Clarke is hired to repair the stonework at Muncaster Cathedral, he is unprepared for the horror he will .
The Paperback of the The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral: Two Stories of the Supernatural by Robert Westall at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or. B&N OutletMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp. Bn-logo_xPages: Children's Book Review: The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral by Robert Westall, Author Farrar Straus Giroux $13 (97p) ISBN Chilly, concise and utterly spooky, this novel is among the. First edition. Collects two stories, "The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral" and "Brangwyn Gardens." "As soon as steeplejack Joe Clarke begins restoring the southwest tower of Muncaster Cathedral, he senses the presence of an overwhelming evil connected to one of the cathedral’s gargoyles. The stones of Muncaster Cathedral. [Robert Westall] -- Soon after steeplejack Joe Clarke begins work on one of the spires of Muncaster's medieval cathedral, terrible things start to happen and Joe realizes that there is a malevolent force connected to.