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Here Lies Arthur
Written by Philip Reeve
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Winner of the prestigious 2008 Carnegie.
Prize-winning author Philip Reeve gives a brilliant new take on the legend of King Arthur. Myrddin rides with Arthur spinning tales for and about him but what is the truth and can Gwyna discover it? Bridging the past and present Here Lies Arthur is the story of how heroes and the legends about them are made. For further titles by Philip Reeve please click here. Winner of the 9-11 Nestle Bronze Award 2007. Shortlisted for the Booktrust Teenage Prize 2007.
Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve
Gwyna is just a small girl, a mouse, when she is bound in service to Myrddin the bard - a traveller and spinner of tales. Without Gwyna, Myrddin will not be able to work the most glorious transformation of all - and turn the leader of a raggle-taggle war-band into King Arthur, the greatest hero of all time.
'A brilliant verison of the Camelot story' Guardian
'Ripping and intelligent' Sunday Times
'Brilliant ... an absorbing and emotionally enagaging work' The Times
'Historical writing at its best' Independent
'A masterpiece' Daily Telegraph
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