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The Hollow Hills

Stewart, Mary

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ISBN 10: 0688001793 / ISBN 13: 9780688001797
Published by William Morrow & Co, New York, 1973
Condition: Good Plus Hardcover
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A beautifully clean, crisp, second edition copy, signed by the author on the half-title; text block lightly age-toned with a few faint stains. DJ in mylar cover; unclipped with mild age-toning, small stain at top front edge, edge wear includes several small (1/8" deep + --) chips. Bookseller Inventory # 020845

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Title: The Hollow Hills

Publisher: William Morrow & Co, New York

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Good Plus

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Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries. When Uther Pendragon is killed in battle, the time of destiny is at hand, and Arthur must claim the fabled sword to become the true High King of Britain.

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If you haven't read Mary Stewart's Arthurian Saga, you don't know what you're missing. They are must reads for any romance reader, for any lover of Arthurian legend, for any history buff, for any voracious reader, and may be the books to get non-readers started. Basically, they should be read by everyone! Mary Stewart's research for these books is phenomenal. Her understanding of myth and its relationship to fact is remarkable. The books are complex, yet incredibly inviting and you will absolutely love the characters. They also weave together so beautifully that you won't be able to read only one. Two things I find particularly interesting in this series is the portrayal of Arthur and the fall of Camelot. Arthur represents all of humanity in these books as opposed to the more mythical figure you usually see. And the fall of Camelot is more internal rather than external--more about the passions and lusts in the heart rather than a more obvious loss of power. The books go in this order: The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, The Last Enchantment, The Wicked Day. Shauna Summers, Senior Editor

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