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The Castle of Llyr - Lloyd Alexander, James Langton
The Castle of Llyr
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Princess Eilonwy hates to leave her friend Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and her beloved home, Caer Dallben. Why does she have to go to the Isle of Mona to train as a proper lady when she’s already a princess? But Eilonwy soon faces much more than the ordeal of becoming a dignified young maiden,... show more
Princess Eilonwy hates to leave her friend Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and her beloved home, Caer Dallben. Why does she have to go to the Isle of Mona to train as a proper lady when she’s already a princess? But Eilonwy soon faces much more than the ordeal of becoming a dignified young maiden, for she possesses magical powers sought by the evil enchantress Queen Achren. When Eilonwy is put under a deep spell, Taran and his companions set out on a dangerous quest to rescue her. Yet how can a lowly Assistant Pig-Keeper hope to stand against the most evil enchantress in all of Prydain?
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780739363553 (0739363557)
ASIN: 739363557
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Minutes: 5
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Prydain (#3)
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Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
3.5 The Lightest of the Prydain Chronicles
Taran is tasked with escorting Princess Eilonwy to the Isle of Mona, where she'll be taken in by distant relatives -- the king and queen, who will help her learn how to be a proper young lady (an idea she finds ridiculous). They sail there on a ship "captained" by the island's Prince Rhun. Once th...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
3.0 #TheCastleofLlyr #Prydain Now I'm pretending to be a ten year old . . .
I've decided that as long as I read from the point of view of a 10 year old I can endure--possibly even find entertainment--reading the Chronicles of Prydain. The third book, The Castle of Llyr, held my attention much better than the first two...which isn't actually saying much because the first two...
thechristined
thechristined rated it
5.0 The Castle of Llyr
Review coming soon.
Because I'm Batman
Because I'm Batman rated it
2.0 Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander (2 stars)
I am still working my way through children's classics I strangely didn't read as a child, and I'm now 3/5 of the way through the Chronicles of Prydain! This wasn't the strongest entry in the series, especially coming off The Book of Three and The Black Cauldron, but it wasn't boring and featured mor...
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
4.0
Llyon! Heh, I loved this book. I can see and admit to some technicalities that should lower this book in my estimation, but it doesn't matter. I love it in spite of the flaws. I love Fflewder's righteous indignation and loyalty, the prince's growth, Taran's clueless bumblings towards understanding h...
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