Here Lies Arthur (Hardcover)

Author: Reeve, Philip

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In this new telling of the legend of King Arthur, Reeve presents the story of a girl named Gwynna, who is saved by Myrddin the bard, after her village is destroyed. In the course of their travels, Myrddin, who serves the young, rough Arthur, transforms Gwynna into the mysterious Lady of the Lake, a boy warrior, and a spy.


Publisher Scholastic
Mfg Part# 9780545093347
SKU 207945467
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0545093341
Release Date 11/1/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 1T
"Reeve's brilliant, brutal re-creation of Arthurian myth is a study in balance and contradiction: it is bleak yet tender; impeccably historical, yet distinctly timely in its driving sense of disillusionment."
"It's a hard-edged, unromantic examination of Dark Ages realpolitik...Absorbing, thought-provoking and unexpectedly timely."
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Editors Note After meeting Myrddin the bard upon fleeing her invaded village, Gwynna agrees to be bound in service to him in exchange for his protection, yet in time she is introduced to the dark side of Camelot and becomes a powerful player in the realm who helps shape the course of history with her skillful transformations.
Editors Note 1 When her village is attacked and burned, Gwyna seeks protection from the bard Myrddin, who uses Gwyna in his plan to transform young Arthur into the heroic King Arthur.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 12
Number of Pages 0339
Publisher Scholastic Press

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