Merlin: Book Two of the Pendragon Cycle

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HarperCollins, Apr 1, 1990 - Fiction - 448 pages

He was born to greatness, the son of a druid bard and a princess of lost Atlantis. A trained warrior, blessed with the gifts of prophecy and song, he grew to manhood in a land ravaged by the brutal greed of petty chieftains and barbarian invaders.

Merlin: Respected, feared and hated by many, he was to have a higher destiny. for It was he who prepared the way for the momentous event that would unite the Island of the Mighty—the coming of Arthur Pendragon, Lord of the Kingdom of Summer.

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

Very violent, but otherwise interesting adaptation of Arthurian legend. Appears to be more closely related to the Vulgate cycle and Welsh folklore than anything that Mallory picked up on. Read full review

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User Review  - chriskrycho - LibraryThing

Part 1 is solid, good stuff. Part 2 is thoroughly remarkable. Part 3 is so-so. Lawhead has a problem nailing the ending of these novels, which is too bad. Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Stephen R. Lawhead is an internationally acclaimed author of mythic history and imaginative fiction. His works include Byzantium and the series The Pendragon Cycle, The Celtic Crusades, and The Song of Albion. Lawhead makes his home in Austria with his wife.

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