The Warrior King
Arthor, Eagle of Thor, must lead his people not only against their own ancient sorceries, but against the worldly empire that would make Britain's destiny a footnote to its own. Already rolling on the roads from Tintagel to Camelot is the great wheel that will become the Round Table.
But the perilous order promised by Arthor's victory is threatened by forces beyond human ken. For Merlin has descended into Hell, to fend with the Fire Lords who give the Universe its shimmering form. And for the young king himself, there is a sacred Grail, and an Earthly love, to seek....
The Wolf and the Crown
A. A. Attanasio's epic and lyrical retelling of humankind's most beloved legend weaves into one magnificent literary tapestry the hallowed warp of Arthurian lore, the shaggy woof of Druidic myth, and the shimmering strands of quantum science.
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A.A. Attanasio presents a flamboyant recounting of the myths of Camelot in The Wolf and the Crown, which continues the story of The Dragon and the Unicorn and The Eagle and the Sword. This particular Camelot features a demonic Merlin, Hollow Hills full of tiny faeries "in nightgowns of fog and sticky halos," and a callow High King whose devout prayers to Mary close each of his viewpoint chapters. Attanasio loves the surface flash of words, and The Wolf and the Crown is as dazzling as a jeweled necklace, with occasional flaws, such as references to Brownian motion or "Bunsen blue," that intrude into the concoction of fantasy, mythology, and Arthurian lore. The myths of Camelot, dear to fantasy readers, provide Attanasio with the perfect setting for his intricate lapidary. --Blaise SelbyAbout the Author:
A. A. Attanasio is the author of The Wolf and the Crown, The Eagle and the Sword, The Dragon and the Unicorn, Solis, Kingdom of the Grail, Hunting the Ghost Dancer, Wyvern, Radix, and The Moon's Wife. He lives in Hawaii.
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Book Description Eos, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061053708
Book Description Eos, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061053708
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Book Description Eos, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A. A. Attanasio's eagerly awaited third installment of his Arthurian saga is a tale rich in myth and magic where young King Arthor must defend his kingdom from the Saxon warriors that threaten to devour all of Britain.The Great Wheel That is to Become the Round Table is on its way to Camelot, but long before it arrives, Arthor, Eagle of Thor, must establish himself as the leader of his kingdom both in name and in fact. His fragile new order is put to the test by the ancient sorceries of his own people and by the Saxon empire that constantly threatens to consume his land. To make matters worse, Merlin, his mentor, is no longer at his side, for he has descended into Hell itself to ward off the Fire Lords who give the universe its shimmering form. And in the midst of these battles, Arthor must seek the sacred Graal and the earthly love that are part of his destiny.With each book in the series more successful than the last, this critically acclaimed Arthurian epic establishes A. A. Attanasioas one of today's most provocative fantasy writers."Strikingly unconventional . passionate . a remarkable work in progress". -- Locus"Attanasio mixes Arthurian lore with Norse gods, modern physics, and sundry faerie creatures in this literary, passionate novel. There has been nothing else quite like it". -- Teri Windling, The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061053708