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The Whispering Knights 'I don't know that you have done anything wrong' Miss Hepplewhite said 'But it is possible that you have done something rather dangerous' William and Susie thought they were just playing a game when they cooked a witch's brew in the old barn and said a spell over it but Martha was not so sure And indeed the three friends soon learn that they have called up something dark and evil out of the distant past


10 thoughts on “The Whispering Knights

  1. says:

    In the Cotswolds village of Steeple Hampden Martha Susie and William bored in their school holidays decide to boil up the classic witch’s brew — ‘Eye of newt and toe of frog’ — in a barn supposedly once inhabited by an actual witch Doing their best with the ingredients they order a tin of frog’s legs from a London shop but have to make do with pictures for the


  2. says:

    Pre read for my son Enjoyable ghost story for kids written by one of my favorite authors Penelope Lively Might be a bit too creepy for my son just now but I think soon he'll be ready for it Lively based the stones in the book on the Rollright stones some of which are called The Whispering Knights Yet another stop to add to my fantasy itinerary of a literary tour of Britain


  3. says:

    Our story begins when three youths William Martha and Susie decide to conjure up what they believe to be a witches' brew in an disused barn What they lack in raw ingredients they make up for in ingenuity and a strong sense of belief that this will work Little do they realise that the latter in some old parts of England is all you need and unbeknownst to them the dormant and


  4. says:

    This had a strong premise three children unwittingly revive an ancient witch's spirit who then invades the children's lives via whatever means she can inhabiting human form invading TV sets sending out poison laced cakes The result is a cracking good read The children are easily identifiable sensitive Martha pragmatic Susie scornful William There is an enigmatic old lady Mrs


  5. says:

    Lively steps definitely into the realm of fantasy here with good success although I find it fascinating how much her modern incarnation of Morgan shares with villains of other contemporary British children's books clearly there was something going on in Britain at this time about the virtuous middle classes hard working not too much money shabby houses filled with solid old th


  6. says:

    We read this aloud to our 9 year old who enjoyed it a taste of British countryside and some English mythology thrown in With so much new juvenile fiction available these days the Whispering Knights moved kind of slowly for her She's definitely a kid of her time wanting everything fast fast FAST


  7. says:

    “Private triumph is often the most satisfactoryThe Whispering Knights has a rather old fashioned feel to it considering it was written in 1971 I know I know that’s only 48 years ago but the writing style is reminiscent of Edith Nesbit’s Five Children and It Our hero and heroines William Susie Martha and Miss Hepplewhite are a deliciously eclectic bunch William Susie and Ma


  8. says:

    Belongs to the tradition of rural fantasy typified by Alan Garner and Susan Cooper The Whispering Kights is set in the Cotswolds in and around Long Compton and the Rollright stones these have been renamed but it's pretty obvious There is a touch of Arthuriana and old magic and wonderful characterisation of the three children especially Martha who is highly sensitive and imaginati


  9. says:

    When on an early afternoon in the small village of steeple hampden 3 kids by the name of MarthaSusie and William decide to make an old witches brew;something goes terribly wrong and they accidentally summon morgan le faymorgan is a witch who hasn’t been seen for yearswhen the children see her for the first time they go to miss hepplewhite for some adviceand that’s where their


  10. says:

    The Whispering Knights by Penelope Lively has the old premise of children's literature of wickedness Innocently brew some witches stew in a cauldron and inadvertently raise the spirit of a wicked witch evil in the form of Morgan from the dark past The three friends Martha Susie and William who just wanted a little excitement over the school holidays are now have to battle a witch Y


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