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The struggles and thoughts they had were all so believable and rel Wow.

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All of that said, Lawhead’s storytelling ability here draws you in and enthralls you early on, so that you leave those concerns lurking in the background or, at least, I did!

Plus, it seems to me that Lawhead omitted many of the messier sides of his primary characters in favor of a glossier Christianity and I say this as a Christian.

Is the Lord of Creation powerless to protect his treasures. In fact, if Gereint was real, and I wasn’t already married, I would totally want to marry him. In this book, Atlantis was real, but was destroyed in the late s A. Morgain’s part in the story is interestingly added to the story in italics at the beginning of some of the chapters.

I’ve read several takes on the Arthurian legend, and I’ve disliked a few, but none of them pissed me off as much as this one.

All in all, it is a book that is meant to be savored and a worthy sequel to Talisien. Having read the first book as a paper back and then listening to the second i find the mispronunciation of Welsh words by the narrator hard work.

Just don’t show them to your kids, this is more for the young adult onwards! Favorite Lxwhead Fantasy Authors. Most of his early life was spent in America where he earned Stephen R.


Book Review: “Merlin” by Stephen Lawhead

Atlantis, assuming Plato told the truth, sank over years before this book takes place. Actually, Frederick Davidson has a beautiful voice.

Published August 26th laawhead Harper Voyager first published July 1st These young men are so full of honor and servitude. Pero la maldad ha penetrado en la corte bajo la apariencia de una hermosa doncella. The book isn’t that bad.


Because there was little mystery, I thought the first half dragged. In conclusion, if you like Arthurian legends or classic fantasy and are willing to persevere when things are less than perfect, then you should take a crack at this series.


I like Lawhead, but I had merpin give this one a “2. Second best book in the Pendragon cycle. Story probably great, narrator’s voice not Actually, Frederick Davidson has a beautiful voice. In some ways it was, and in other ways I did not enjoy the book at all. 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.

Tells simultaneously the story of the fall of Atlantis, the subsequent travel of Princess Charis and her family to Ynys Prydein Britainand the discovery and training of Taliesin as a druid-bard. Can’t wait to see how the story continues with the next book: Jerlin I will need the 3rd lawhwad “Arthur” to fully appreciate her character and her role.

Tandy Brown Taliesin is a bit slower than the rest of the books in the series but it does help set the stage for the rest so you can make it through it, it makes …more Taliesin is a bit slower than the rest of the books in the series but it does help set the stage for the rest so you can make it through it, it makes the others more interesting.

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Yes, the British people were Christian before the Anglo-Saxons came in, but in the space of a conversation with God!! I would get all psyched up for some fore-told event, and the event itself would fizzle in a lake of mediocrity and ordinariness.

Merlin (The Pendragon Cycle, #2) by Stephen R. Lawhead

Where is the illegitimate son? Now I have to check out the T. But I was unable to renew it so it had to go back into the system so the lawheas of the people with holds on it can lis Tried it a second time and I’m the first to admit this time it was purely my own fault that Lawgead didn’t get further than page — I’d borrowed the audiobook while listening to something else, and then once I got around to Taliesin I had 6 days in which to read it, listened for 2 days and then missed 3 because of a combination of things — once again, mainly not in the mood for it.

It was well done, and a fun read, but I expected better from Lawhead. It was well written to conclude the story without any lo This was a pretty good conclusion to the Pendragon Cycle. Aug 15, Richard Derus rated it it was ok. We know the woman he fell deeply in love with and how the loss of her drove him mad. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.