The Glowing Stone
by Edward L.J. Hall
This story is told by an old man remembering the days of youth, and how one night he and a glowing blue stone came together, and his life was changed forever. He also tells us of how he meets Gwen, who would one day become his wife.
This book is a combination of the real world, where children are limited, and a dream world, where they are unleashed to live any adventure they want by simply reading or looking at a book. The time setting for this book is somewhere during the Depression era.
The story’s main action occurs in a make-believe Camelot with knights, damsels, and dragons. Gwen, Edward, and two of their friends become a team and face whatever comes their way. But with good dreams also come nightmares, via the dark stones. (Though in the telling, the violence is kept to a minimum and no dragon is actually harmed.)
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