Kelly M edited the overview of Alan Garner Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
Alan Garner is an English writer whose work is firmly rooted in Cheshire. Alan Garner spent his early childhood in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, England, and he remains associated with the area. Many of his works, including The Weirdstone of Brisingamen and The Moon of Gomrath, are drawn from local legends and locations. He had long periods of ill health in childhood and was twice declared dead.