The Iron Grail

The Iron Grail

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After long travels, Merlin has returned to Alba, the future England. Likewise, Urtha, High King of the Cornovidi, is coming home as well. And Jason is sailing in on the Argo, to seek his son who hides somewhere in the kingdom. But Urtha's stronghold has been taken by warriors from Ghostland. They claim it as their own. Now there will be war--against the Otherworld. In this sequel to "Celtika," myth and history weave together into a tale of honor, death, and magic. At the core of the story is Merlin himself, the enchanter in the prime of his life, reckless, curious, powerful, yet a stranger to his own past--a past that is catching up with him.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 321 pages
  • 104 x 166 x 36mm | 158.76g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765349876
  • 9780765349873

Review quote

"Continues to enthrall." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) on "The Iron Grail" "Verve and panache...At the center of it all is Merlin, who reluctantly doles out his formidable gifts, afraid of using himself up prematurely before the arrival of the true hero he is destined to counsel."--"San Francisco Chronicle" on "The Iron Grail" "Holdstock is the finest writer of metamorphic fantasy now working." --"The Washington Post" on "The Iron Grail"show more

About Robert Holdstock

Robert Holdstock's novels include" Mythago Wood," which won the World Fantasy Award; "Lavondyss"; and" Gate of Ivory." He lives in London.show more

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341 ratings
3.71 out of 5 stars
5 24% (82)
4 34% (117)
3 32% (110)
2 8% (27)
1 1% (5)
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