Taliesin: Book One of the Pendragon Cycle

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 496 pages

A magnificent epic of cataclysmic upheaval and heroic love in a breathless age of mythic wonders

It was a time of legend, when the last shadows of the mighty Roman conqueror faded from the captured Isle of Britain. While, across a vast sea, bloody war shattered a peace that had flourished for two thousand years in the doomed kingdom of Atlantis.

From the award-winning author of THE DRAGON KING TRILOGY comes a majestic tale of breathtaking scope and haunting beauty. It is the remarkable adventure of Charis—the courageous princess from Atlantis who escapes the terrible devastation of her land—and of the fabled seer and druid prince Taliesin, singer at the dawn of the age. A story of an incomparable love that joins two astonishing worlds amid the fires of chaos, and spawns the miracles of Merlin . . . and Arthur the king!

TALIESIN

“Reminiscent of C. S. Lewis . . . Highly recommended.”
—Library Journal

 

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Provides a backstory to the King Arthur legend. In one thread the reader is taken all the way back to Atlantis, a kingdom that is about to be destroyed. In another story line a band of Britons debates ... Read full review

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I grabbed this book because I generally like Mr. Lawhead's books and I wanted to read more about Taliesin after a trip to Wales. This is not that book despite the title. In theory, the book is split ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
17
Section 3
29
Section 4
40
Section 5
47
Section 6
56
Section 7
62
Section 8
76
Section 18
292
Section 19
300
Section 20
317
Section 21
328
Section 22
365
Section 23
388
Section 24
396
Section 25
402

Section 9
112
Section 10
124
Section 11
131
Section 12
149
Section 13
158
Section 14
171
Section 15
179
Section 16
192
Section 17
258
Section 26
410
Section 27
417
Section 28
423
Section 29
430
Section 30
439
Section 31
447
Section 32
473
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About the author (2009)

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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