Questions tagged [the-owl-service]

Questions about Alan Garner's 'The Owl Service', a fantasy novel for young adults first published in 1967. Use this tag with the [alan-garner] tag.

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Is The Owl Service sexist in its negative portrayals of women?

Alan Garner's novel The Owl Service has a small cast of characters, three of whom are female. On reflection, all three appear to be portrayed in a rather negative light. Alison is something of a ...
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What point is the end of The Owl Service trying to make?

Pretty spoiler heavy question since it involves the book's end. Alan Garner's YA novel The Owl Service sees three characters roughly re-enacting a tragic love triangle from Welsh myth. Alison, the ...