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Book Review: “Merlin” by Stephen Lawhead

Oct 01, Mike the Paladin rated it really liked it Shelves: This is really one of the best ever epic fantasy books I have read in a very long list of books in this genre, I will most meflin recommend this to all fantasy genre What an astoundingly good epic read.

They make their home in Oxford, England. This book gets really freaky during the climax. He is married to Alice Slaikeu Lawheadalso a writer, with whom he has collaborated on alwhead books and articles. Even with two concurrent storylines running for the first half of the book, nothing much actually happens.

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This book is about two merlij. Stephen’s non-fiction, fiction and children’s titles have been published in twenty-one foreign languages. Ranking them from favorite to least favorite: That is part of the appeal of the Legend.

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Lawhead considers himself a Christian, but I think he seriously misstepped melin. It started off well, but it took a nose dive. La historia de Merlin, desde emrlin tierna infancia, aprendiendo tanto de los druidas como de los curas cristianos que ya estaban en Inglaterra hasta que se convierte en adulto.

Favorite Things – Merlin. Jun lawhewd, Laura rated it really liked it. After a brief foray into the music business—as president of his own record company—he began full-time freelance writing in The only possible reason I can conceive of for lawead existence is to serve as a counter point to Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Mists of Avalon, in much the same way as Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials is a counter point to C.

I listened to the audio book edition of this story and really enjoyed it. May 11, Maggie K rated it liked it Shelves: Couldn’t finish the book because of the narrator, wasted a credit. This is by far my avorite series about Arthur and I love the legend, partly due to the fact that Arthur, his men, and Merlin are all followers of Jehu, and the whole affair between the queen and Lancelot is missing.

Taliesin seems to live a charmed life and is thought of as lucky and fortune favored. Das junge Christentum spielt immer mehr eine Rolle. And this one was supposed to be a good one. In the last year I had seen this book referenced a couple of times regarding the superversive literary movement. It had a great combination of fantasy, adventure, tragedy and romance. In his defense, the whole series is moved back several centuries to fifth century Britain from medieval times to line it up more closely with the demise of Atlantis and the Roman empire.


Beautifully written by Lawhead, as all the books in this series Pendragon Cycle have been. Yet his life and mission were to be his own. WaAr 1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

The Pendragon Cycle

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Both the books Grail and Pendragon should have been writt Beautifully written by Lawhead, as all the books in this series Pendragon Cycle have been. He introduces new characters that fill the unspoken gaps left in our minds by traditional tales.

Book Review: “Merlin” by Stephen Lawhead – The Warden’s Walk

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Nov 30, Sedna Dragon rated it it was amazing. The romance between Taliesin and Charis makes Anakin and Padme look deep and compelling.