Merlin dreams

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Delacorte Press, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 166 pages
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Nine stories of blood, magic, and fabulous creatures, set in the framing device of dreams coming to the enchanted wizard Merlin as he lies imprisoned under a great stone.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Ok, first the disclaimers/ context. I'm not a fan of Arthurian tales; I am a fan of some of Dickinson's poetic and powerful work. This is an amazing book. The concept is marvelous. The framework that ... Read full review

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User Review  - ErasmusRob - LibraryThing

An excellent collection of fantasy tales, strung together loosely on the thread of being dreams (memories?) of Merlin's as he lies imprisoned in his oak. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
13
Section 3
52
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About the author (1988)

Peter Dickinson was born and raised in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia in 1927. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at King's College, Cambridge in 1951. He served in the British Army, and was also an assistant editor and reviewer for Punch Magazine for seventeen years. His first book was The Weathermonger. Dickinson has written several novels for adults, a television series for juveniles and many books for young people. In 1982 he was placed on the International Board of Books for Young People Honor List for Tulka, and The Iron Lion was selected one of New York Times Notable Books. In 1989 he won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Eva.

Alan Lee was born in England in 1947. Inspired by Tolkien's work to pursue his chosen path as an artist of the mythic and fantastic, he has illustrated a wide range of books including Faeries, The Mabinogion, Castles, Merlin Dreams, the centenary edition of The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit. He is a winner of the Carnegie Medal for his illustrated edition of The Illiad, and a conceptual artist for the motion picture adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.

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