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The Seeing Stone

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The Seeing Stone

(Arthur Trilogy, #1)
Released: 2000

Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy > historical fantasy, young adult

It is 1199 and young Arthur de Caldicot is waiting impatiently to grow up and become a knight. One day his father's friend Merlin gives him a shining piece of obsidian and his life becomes entwined with that of his namesake, the Arthur whose story he sees unfold in the stone. In this many-layered novel, King Arthur is seen as a mysterious presence influencing not just one time and place, but many. The 100 short chapters are almost like snapshots – not only of the mythic tales of King Arthur, but the earthy, uncomfortable reality of the Middle Ages.

Edited by Seregil of Rhiminee (2017-01-16)
About the Author :: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin John William Crossley-Holland (born 1941) is a British children's author and poet.

His writing career began when he began working as a poetry, fiction and children's book editor for Macmillan Publishers. He later become editorial director at Victor Gollancz. He is well-known for his poetry, novels, story collections, translations such as the classic Beowulf (1968, 1973, 1999) and reinterpretations of medieval legends such as his ... (more at author page)

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