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King Arthur. Dragon's child / M. K. Hume.

By: Hume, M. KMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Hume, M. K. King Arthur trilogy ; 1.Publisher: London, England : Headline Review, c2009Copyright date: ©2009Description: 434 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780755348671; 0755348672 (paperback)Other title: Dragon's childSubject(s): Arthur, King -- Fiction | Uther Pendragon (Legendary character) -- Fiction | Inheritance and succession -- Fiction | Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Fiction | Britons -- Kings and rulers -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Fantasy fiction. DDC classification: A823.4 Subject: The Dark Ages : a time of chaos and bloodshed. The Roman legions have long deserted the Isles and the despotic Uther Pendragon, High King of Celtic Britain, is nearing death. As the tyrant falters, his kingdom is being torn apart by the squabbling of minor kings who jostle for his throne.
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The epic tale of the man destined to become Arthur, High King of the Britons


The Dark Ages: a time of chaos and bloodshed. The Roman legions have long deserted the Isles and the despotic Uther Pendragon, High King of Celtic Britain, is nearing death, his kingdom torn apart by the jostling for his throne.


Of unknown parentage, Artorex in growing up in the household of his foster father Lord Ector. One day, three strangers arrive and arrange for Artorex to be taught the martial skills of the warrior; blade and shield, horse and fire, pain and bravery.


When they return, years later, Artorex is not only trained in the arts of battle, he is also a married man. The country is in desperate straits for the great cities of the east are falling to the menace of the Saxon hordes.


Artorex becomes a war chieftain, and wins many battles that earns him the trust of his Celtic warriors and proves that Artorex alone can unite the tribes. But, if he is to fulfil his destiny and become the High King of the Britons, Artorex must find Uther's crown and sword. The future of Britain is at stake.

The Dark Ages : a time of chaos and bloodshed. The Roman legions have long deserted the Isles and the despotic Uther Pendragon, High King of Celtic Britain, is nearing death. As the tyrant falters, his kingdom is being torn apart by the squabbling of minor kings who jostle for his throne.

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