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The Gabriel Hounds

by Mary Stewart

  • 100 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by HarperTorch .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stewart, Mary - Prose & Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Historical - General,
  • 1776-1839,
  • Lady,,
  • Stanhope, Hester Lucy,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9243446M
    ISBN 100061145394
    ISBN 109780061145391

    The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Book Download online. Agent-Mediated Knowledge Management: International Symposium AMKM , Stanford, CA, USA, March , , Revised and Invited Papers (Lecture Notes.

      I must have been in high school when I first read The Gabriel Hounds, which puts that first reading somewhere in the late s, or about a decade after the book was published. Even then, it was a little dated – social mores and beliefs changed so dramatically in the s and ’70s, especially regarding women’s rights and abilities/5.   'A comfortable chair and a Mary Stewart: total heaven. I'd rather read her than most other authors.' Harriet EvansLegend has it that when the Gabriel Hounds run howling over the crumbling palace of Dar Ibrahim, high in the Adonis Valley Brand: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.

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The Gabriel Hounds is set in Lebanon in a now unrecognisable Middle East. Two youthful cousins, Charles & Christy, have a chance meeting in Damascus and decide to meet up in Beirut and go to visit their mysterious, eccentric and reclusive Great-Aunt Harriet who lives in the style of an This is the third Mary Stewart book I've reread as I /5.

The Gabriel Hounds has a story that develops fairly slowly and it only the final third of the book that there is any real tension and you read quickly to a reasonably satisfactory conclusion. This is not my favourite Mary Stewart book but the writing is /5(). In other traditions similar spectral hounds are found, e.g., Gabriel Hounds, Ratchets, Yell Hounds (Isle of Man), related to Herne the Hunter's hounds, which form part of the Wild Hunt.

Hunting grounds for the Cŵn Annwn are said to include the mountain of Cadair Idris, where it is believed "the howling of these huge dogs foretold death to. The Paperback of the The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. “Don’t wait for a rainy day to curl up with a book by Mary Stewart.” /5(3). The Gabriel Hounds is Mary Stewart’s tenth published novel. The Hodder & Stoughton UK first edition was released in September The novel is narrated by Christy (short for Christabel) Mansel, an English girl of 22 who has lived in Los Angeles since her parents moved there four years previously.

The Gabriel Hounds has a story that develops fairly slowly and it only the final third of the book that there is any real tension and you read quickly to a reasonably satisfactory conclusion.

This is not my favourite Mary Stewart book but the writing is always good if a little dated in places. Well worth reading/5(). Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good.

1st Edition. The Gabriel Hounds by mary Stewart. Hardback. UK first edition. Jacket in good condition, has not been price clipped. Some damage at top of spine and to top right hand corner at front.

Bookseller Inventory #HFB Seller Inventory # This, like all Mary Stewart's novels, is a book that I've known, read and re-read over many years but The Gabriel Hounds was the only one where one aspect never seemed to quite click for me.

The story is a classic Mary Stewart plot, this time Christy (sheltered,moneyed, a bit naive, a bit spoilt and entitled but nice despite all that) is. 10 rows    The Gabriel Hounds are the ghostly hounds that hunt through the sky.

The first Mary Stewart I ever read was an omnibus with This Rough Magic, The Ivy Tree and Wildfire at Midnight. I read The Ivy Tree first, then the other two, and went to my local library for the rest.

Gabriel Hounds isn’t my favorite. Mary Stewart Novels: The Gabriel Hounds, The Hollow Hills, The Enchantment, The Wicked Day by Mary Stewart and a great selection of related books, art. The Gabriel Hounds is mysterious and has slight spiritual overtones but doesn't really have the occult flavor I've come to expect from Stewart's writing.

There is a romance in the story, revealed in the first pages, but it is not the typical Mary Stewart romance, either.5/5(5). The Gabriel Hounds. by Mary Stewart. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to Buy.

Amazon; Apple Books; Audiobook; Audiobooks Now; B&N ; Book Passage ; Book People ; Books & Books ; Books Inc ; Books-A-Million ; Brookline Booksmith ; Changing. Because when the Gabriel hounds run howling over the crumbling palace of Der Ibrahim in the Lebanon, someone will shortly die.

A strange new world awaits Charles and Christy beyond the gates of Dar Ibrahim—"Lady Harriet's" ancient, crumbling palace in High Lebanon—where a physician is always in residence and a handful of Arab servants /5(8). Buy a cheap copy of The Gabriel Hounds book.

Free shipping over $ Romance, intrigue, legend and adventure meet in this Lebanon-set classic gothic romance by beloved author Mary Stewart. Legend has it that when the Gabriel Hounds run howling over the crumbling palace of Dar Ibrahim, high in the Adonis Valley of Lebanon, death will follow on their heels.

When rich, spoilt Christie Mansel arrives at the decaying 5/5(2). Christabel and Charles, two young English cousins who are visiting Lebanon, plan to call on their eccentric Great Aunt Harriet, who lives in isolation with her dog and her servants in a palace at Dar Ibrahim. Word is sent that Charles will not be admitted.

Christabel succeeds in getting into the palace, and finds a strange Aunt Harriet and a strange situation. In Welsh mythology and folklore, Cŵn Annwn (Welsh pronunciation: [kuːn ˈanʊn], "hounds of Annwn") were the spectral hounds of Annwn, the otherworld of Welsh myth.

They were associated with a form of the Wild Hunt, presided over by either Arawn, king of Annwn in the First Branch of the Mabinogi and alluded to in the Fourth, or by Gwyn ap Nudd as the underworld Grouping: Legendary creature.

The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Gothic, romance, mystery, British, Women travelers, Nobility, Fiction; Places. When the Gabriel hounds run howling over the crumbling palace of Der Ibrahim in the Lebanon, someone will shortly die. Lady Harriet lives alone in decaying splendor, when her isolation is broken by Christy Mansel and her cousin, who soon find the legend of.

‎ Romance, intrigue, legend and adventure meet in this Lebanon-set classic gothic romance by beloved author Mary Stewart.

Legend has it that when the Gabriel Hounds run howling over the crumbling palace of Dar Ibrahim, high in the Adonis Valley of Lebanon, death will follow on their.Get this from a library!

The Gabriel hounds. [Mary Stewart] -- Obstacles in the path of two cousins wishing to see their reclusive great-aunt in Lebanon make the visit an irresistible challenge as Christy Mansel and her cousin Charles encounter unexpected and.Title: The Gabriel Hounds Author: Mary Stewart ISBN: BG4XC0E Notes: The dust jacket is missing.

This is an ex library book, stickers and markings accordingly Hardcover Book, Good condition but not perfect, Cover has minor nicks and tears, spine shows some creases from Rating: % positive.