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Merlin by Stephen Lawhead
  

Merlin

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Second book in the epic Arthurian fantasy from Stephen Lawhead telling Merlin’s story. Seer, bard, sage, warrior... Merlin's destiny is to prepare the way for the momentous event that will unite the Island of the Mighty: the coming of a king who will usher in the Kingdom of Summer. First published in 1988 it is great to see this epic adventure given a fresh lease of life for a new audience.

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

Merlin by Stephen Lawhead

Having brought the two worlds of Atlantis and Celtic Britain together in Book I, the author now focuses on Merlin. In this second book, Merlin tells his own story - and his vision - the vision of the Kingdom of Summer, ruled by the Summer Lord. It is a story of love and passion, triumph and tragedy, with itw own special and powerful 'magic'. The saving of the infant Arthur, and the setting of the sword in the stone form both the climax to this book and the entry to the story of Arthur himself.

Reviews

'Engrossing fantasy.'
The Bookseller

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

'Soars like a bird across a fictional canvas as huge as the sky.'
On Being

'Highly recommended.'
Library Journal

'Entertains and tantalizes... an exciting and thoughtful addition to the ranks of Arthurian fantasy.'
Locus

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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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
480 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Historical Fiction
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Fantasy

ISBN

9781782640448

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