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Here Lies Arthur
Written by Philip Reeve
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New Edition. 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.
Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve
Gwyna is a small girl, a mouse, when she is bound in service to Myrddin the bard - a traveller and spinner of tales. But Myrddin transfroms her - into a lady goddess, a boy warrior, and a spy. 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.
'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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