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The High King - Lloyd Alexander
The High King
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780805061352 (0805061355)
ASIN: 805061355
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Pages no: 253
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Prydain (#5)
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Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
4.0 A fitting conclusion to this great series
Arawn-Death-Lord has managed to get his hands on Dyrnwyn, Gwydion's sword, which has emboldened him to move his forces to launch an all-out assault on the Kingdom of Prydain. Gwydion and his allies move quickly to assemble the forces necessary to stand against him -- basically, it's an Armageddon-ty...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
5.0 #TheHighKing #Prydain Series Review: Balance Restored!
Series Review The Chronicles of Prydain is a classic fantasy series that has been sitting on my virtual "books-I'm-embarrassed-to-say-I've-never-read" shelf for too long. No longer. Done and done. There was a point right after reading the 2nd book, The Black Cauldron, where I nearly stopped read...
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
Okay, I finally, in this last volume, see where the comparisons to Lord of the Rings come from. I don't agree, but I can see where they come from.This is the sort of book that's frustrating in the best way. Things are difficult, and only get more difficult. What happy endings can be found are largel...
Jess rated it
5.0 The High King (Chronicles of Prydain Series #5)
Taran Wanderer has always been my favorite, but it in no way eclipses the glory of this culmination story. So much laughter and oh so many tears. It doesn't matter how many times I read it, my heart breaks fresh each time. And each time I finish with tears in my eyes and a grin on my face.
Scott Marlowe - Fantasist
Scott Marlowe - Fantasist rated it
Full of the tropes we've all grown accustomed to at this point, but a fitting conclusion to a story I'd not read since I was a kid.
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