The Dream Time At the dawn of human existence a young boy named Crookleg has mastery over a new kind of magic His people deeply superstitious curse him for they fear his magic will harm the barley crop and the com

  • Title: The Dream Time
  • Author: Henry Treece
  • ISBN: 9780435121969
  • Page: 353
  • Format: None
  • At the dawn of human existence a young boy named Crookleg has mastery over a new kind of magic His people, deeply superstitious, curse him for they fear his magic will harm the barley crop and the community But Crookleg finds himself not agreeing with their opinions His magic, the ability to make pictures of animals eventually finds him cast out When he ventures into tAt the dawn of human existence a young boy named Crookleg has mastery over a new kind of magic His people, deeply superstitious, curse him for they fear his magic will harm the barley crop and the community But Crookleg finds himself not agreeing with their opinions His magic, the ability to make pictures of animals eventually finds him cast out When he ventures into the dangerous lands beyond his home he finds danger, a new name, starvation and eventually family.

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    About “Henry Treece

    1. Henry Treece says:

      Henry Treece 22 December 1911 10 June 1966 was a British poet and writer, who worked also as a teacher, and editor He is perhaps best remembered now as a historical novelist, particularly as a children s historical novelist, although he also wrote some adult historical novels.



    2 thoughts on “The Dream Time

    1. This was Henry Treece's last book - I believe he died before completing it.It's not really historical fiction - it's more mythic fiction, or just like the title says a dream time. The characters move between various stone age cultures and are on the verge of the birth of metal working.The range of language used is deliberately restricted and restrained. Characters struggle to express new concepts for which they have no words. This adds strongly to the feeling that you are reading about a world o [...]

    2. Since becoming a published author, I'm often asked about the reasons that I chose to become a writer, and the books or authors that have influenced me. Henry Treece is one of the names that always springs to mind, mainly because of his Viking trilogy, The Viking Saga, which is magnificent. It's been fascinating to read the comments of people who've read my articles, also mentioning Treece as an influence on them. Recently, someone mentioned to me that The Dream Time was Treece's best book. I had [...]

    3. This was a fantasy set in the time of cavemen about a boy called Crookleg from the Dog Folk tribe. He had magical abilities to draw and mould animals. The Dog Folk saw this as a bad omen and they decided to sacrifice his drawing finger to the gods. Horrified by this, Crookleg ran away and joined the Fish Folk tribe. On the way, he met Blackbird, a girl who realised how wonderful his drawings were. Together they met the Red Folk, a tribe that prided itself on its marvellous drawings. There, Crook [...]

    4. It's nice to imagine the primitive age from this book. I enjoyed it very much, and I wanna read more about Treece's works.

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