The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart audiobook

The Crystal Cave

By Mary Stewart
Read by Derek Perkins

Blackstone Publishing 9780060548254

The Arthurian Saga: Book 1

16.86 Hours 1
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Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myrdden Emrys—or as he would later be known, Merlin—leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions. But destiny has great plans for this no-man’s-son, taking him from prophesying before High King Vortigern to the crowning of Uther Pendragon … and the conception of Arthur, king for once and always.

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A New York Times Bestseller

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myrdden Emrys—or as he would later be known, Merlin—leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions. But destiny has great plans for this no-man’s-son, taking him from prophesying before High King Vortigern to the crowning of Uther Pendragon … and the conception of Arthur, king for once and always.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Mary Stewart lightens the Dark Ages with legend, pure invention, and a lively sense of history.” New York Times
“The Arthurian legend is first and foremost defined by literary classics [such as] Mary Stewart’s beloved Crystal Cave.” USA Today
“Vivid, enthralling, absolutely first-class.” Daily Mail
“Her style is simple yet vivid, displaying a love of words and the sounds they make, and her story is poetically imaginative.” Daily Telegraph
“Hearing this tale, splendidly read by Perkins, transports listeners to another time and place, and even those who have read this and others in the Merlin saga will be enchanted…For fantasy fans and any who appreciate a riveting story well told, this is addictive listening.” Booklist (starred review, audio review)
“Perkins is a marvelous interpreter of this fantastic and vividly imagined world and will leave listeners on tenterhooks for the next installment.” AudioFile
“With its mythic mists and galloping legends, fifth century Britain is fair game and Miss Stewart takes to whole cloth with a couturier’s skill.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Mary Stewart

Author Bio: Mary Stewart

Mary Stewart (1916–2014) was a popular, award-winning author of romantic mystery, suspense, and historical fiction. The author of twenty novels, a volume of poetry, and three books for young readers, she is admired for both her enchanting prose and detailed exotic settings. Eleven of her books reached the New York Times bestsellers list, and two made the #1 New York Times bestseller list. Born in England, she lived for many years in Scotland.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 16.86
Audience: Adult
Language: English