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He moved to England in order to research Celtic legend and history. Learn how your comment data is processed. Mr Davidson does a good German impression, nerlin it’s Welsh he was aiming at. And while Atlantis has trading relations with places in the Roman Empire like Phrygia, King Merli apparently has heard of the “Roman tribe” only vaguely; and though Atlantean seers know about Mithraism and the cult of Isis, they haven’t heard of Christianity.

Nov – Taliesin by Stephen R. I will really like a book or a section of a book, and then I will move into a section that just rubs me the wrong way.

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This dialogue was very interesting. A great rending of the story of Merlin, wrapped in the history of medieval Wales, the mythology of the Mabinogion and a great continuation of the Pendragon cycle by Lawhead. But after two chapters it somehow didn’t translate into a gripping narrative. Rather than the mysterious and morally ambiguous figure of many Arthurian treatments, this version of Merlin bursts with life, passion, and great moral authority.


Merrlin is the second book in the “Pendragon Cycle”.


After that, the rest of the book follows the part of merljn legend that most of us know well and for me became tedious at times since I knew what was coming.

I love how Atlantis is worked into the early beginnings of a King Arthur tale.

Ich bin froh, dass der Autor ihr die Chance gegeben hat, sich so zu entwickeln. His efforts at building suspense were completely lost on me and I never once developed an affinity for his protagonists. Born of a union between druid and faery, he was trained as a bard and schooled in the ways of battle.

This book definitely had a darker tone to it, which I could melin as I was reading it. Gwalchavad was a great person to hear lawhaed story from especially with Morgian’s veiw sporatically added in.

You never know what will happen next. Yeah, it goes like that. There is not one clear-cut plot in the normal sense, but rather a clear theme that carries through myriad events, and which we know will only culminate in the final book of the series.

The Pendragon Cycle

Considering if Arthur existed he likely lived around This five-book series is entitled The Pendragon Cycle, and I will review them all here.

That is part of the appeal of the Legend. I highly recommend the Pendragon Cycle for everyone interested in Arthurian legend. It is specially true to Arthur, who was a flawless semi-god in the previous books, but now he has to regrets some of his reckless decisons and has to deal with betrayal.

Want to Read saving…. To view it, click here. Nov 22, Jodi Woody rated it really liked it Shelves: As much as I liked the first book in the series, I liked this one more.


Grail (The Pendragon Cycle, #5) by Stephen R. Lawhead

This has something of the same effect produced in the various episodes of the old Xena, Warrior Princess TV series, in which Xena could lawheead everybody from the biblical Merlij to Julius Caesar. Jan 08, Mckinley rated it liked it Shelves: This was an amazing book! It is different and you should start with this book, then Merlin, Arthur, Pendragon and finally Grail. And I don’t recall the post-“Grail” timeline portion of “Arthur” including any mention of his betrayal.

Not to mention, the theology wasn’t horribly suspect always a plus. Lewis and Tolkien and Lewis and Tolkien. He is married to Alice Slaikeu Lawheadalso a writer, with whom he merli collaborated on some books and articles.

Doctor Who Episode 3. All in all, it is a book that is meant to be savored and a worthy sequel to Talisien. Notify me of new posts via email. No Lawuead are Available. The beautiful strong Charis of Atlantis. He has written nine children’s books, many of them originally offered to his two sons, Drake and Ross. May 29, Tatiana rated it really liked it. A really great work, Merlin is so well crafted.

While occasionally I questioned whether a person with such an obviously strong and merpin relationship with Christ could pass into such extreme despair and near-madness, this probably reflects more on my own sheltered life than on anything unbelievable in the narrative.