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The Wicked Day - Mary Stewart
The Wicked Day
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Born of an incestuous relationship between King Arthur and his half sister, the evil sorceress Morgause, the bastard Mordred is reared in secrecy. Called to Camelot by events he cannot deny, Mordred becomes Arthur’s most trusted counselor -- a fateful act that leads to the "wicked day of destiny"... show more
Born of an incestuous relationship between King Arthur and his half sister, the evil sorceress Morgause, the bastard Mordred is reared in secrecy. Called to Camelot by events he cannot deny, Mordred becomes Arthur’s most trusted counselor -- a fateful act that leads to the "wicked day of destiny" when father and son must face each other in battle.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060548285 (0060548282)
ASIN: 60548282
Publisher: Eos
Pages no: 417
Edition language: English
Series: Arthurian Saga -3 (#4)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
2.0 The Wicked Day
Holy moly this was bad. I lost any sense of interest in this book about 1/3 of the way through. I think that Stewart did the best she could. She wanted to keep the legend of Arthur and his Round Table on point as much as possible. However, the characterizations in this whole book were off for me. Ar...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 The Wicked Day (The Arthurian Saga, Book 4)
This is listed on LibraryThing as Book 4 of Mary Stewart's "Arthurian Saga." The first three books are the story of Merlin as he tells it, and are a beguiling mixture of fantasy and historical fiction, with an emphasis on the historical. The first book, The Crystal Cave was assigned to me in high sc...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it
The Wicked Day is the final volume in Mary Stewart’s Arthurian saga, which began with The Crystal Cave. Unlike the first three books in the series, where Merlin is the first-person narrator, The Wicked Day is told in the third person but focuses on the life of Mordred, Arthur’s illegitimate son, bor...
misfitandmom
misfitandmom rated it
A sad ending to Mary Stuart's tales of Arthur and Camelot. This book back-tracks a bit from where the trilogy ends, starting with Mordred as a young boy first being introduced into Morgause's palace and web of intrigue. A very pleasant book to read, the author has a very nice way of setting a scene ...
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