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Arthur by Stephen Lawhead
  

Arthur

Part of the The Pendragon Cycle Series
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Uther's illegitimate son rises to legendary greatness in a Britain torn by violence, greed, and war. The third in Stephen Lawhead's fantasy epic which was first published in 1989.

The Pendragon Cycle:
1. Taliesin
2. Merlin
3. Arthur
4. Pendragon
5. Grail

If you like Stephen Lawhead you might also like to read books by David Gemmell and William Horwood.

Synopsis

Arthur by Stephen Lawhead

It is the eve of Christ Mass, and the noblemen have come to Londinium to hold council - to essay who among them might become High King. Fifteen years have come and gone since the sword was first placed there. A young man stands grim-faced, gazing at the sword thrust deep into the stone...hesitant, uncertain. 'Take it, Arthur,' Merlin tells him... So the story begins - a tale of high hope and bitter endeavour, of loyalty and treachery, of spiritual quest and the winning of a kingdom - a story whose end, as its beginning, is shrouded in mystery...

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'Evocative... intriguing... enthralling.'
Locus

'Admirably original.'
Booklist

'Engrossing fantasy.'
The Bookseller

'One of the best works of Arthurian fantasy.'
Waterstones

About the Author

Stephen Lawhead

Stephen Lawhead is the internationally acclaimed author of many outstanding fantasy and science fiction novels, including The Song of Albion trilogy, and the Pendragon series. Stephen lives in Oxford with his wife Alice. They have two grown up sons.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th May 2013

Author

Stephen Lawhead

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www.stephenlawhead.com/

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Publisher

Lion Fiction an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Historical Fiction
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Fantasy

ISBN

9781782640387

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