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   Spell for Old Bones, A, by Eric Linklater  
  Novel, first publication in 1949
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      In first-century Scotland, there lived a youth named Albyn, Furbister, a tyrant who is also a giant, and another tyrant-giant named Od McGammon. Both giants are unhappy and jealous of each other and meet for battle in a peat bog. This is a story of the psychology of the giants, of Albyn's part as go-between for them and his trick on Od, of the pridigious world-shaking battle between the giants and their armies. It is full of wit and humor, brilliant satire, penetrating comment on life and love, and masterful, imaginative language.

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