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essential as part of the series..on its own, a little weak
on 23 June 2001
This book is more important as a hub of the whole Dark is rising sequence, showing the developing relationship between the new Old One, and the children. However, without the surrounding storyline, it is at best a little weak, and at worse, downright confusing. Not to be read first, I think. In fact the whole series is best taken in order, although later books are better than 'Over Sea, Under Stone'