This is Merlin's story, the story of the island of the MIghty - of warring battlechiefs and bloody Saecsen invaders, of the hidden Hill Folk and the waning power of Rome. It is Merlin's story as none but he could tell it - a tale of love and savagery and madness. An all-consuming vision - of the glorious Kongdom of Summer... of treachery and death... of the saving of a babe new-born, and a sword in a stone...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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