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The Hollow Hills

Author : Mary Stewart
ISBN : 9781444737516
Genre : Fiction
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Born on Christmas Eve, Arthur Pendragon is the illegitimate son of the married duchess Ygraine and Uther Pendragon, brother of a great king: a union Merlin arranged. But Arthur's birth is not welcomed by everyone: his father demands he be hidden until a legitimate son can be born, and Merlin is forced to give the babe to his own childhood nurse for safekeeping and go into hiding. In a dream, Merlin learns of a sword of unparalleled beauty and extraordinary craftsmanship, hidden in a long-deserted Roman temple. Merlin retrieves the sword and hides it in a cave on an island in the centre of a lake, where it remains for years. But what is hidden must be revealed. For it is foretold that the irrepressible young man named Arthur will find a sword and claim his birthright: as heir to Uther Pendragon and king of the Britons.
Category: Fiction

Within The Hollow Hills

Author : John Matthews
ISBN : 0940262703
Genre : Fiction
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As legend has it, the Hollow Hills are the hidden abode of the gods -- they withdrew to them when people began to no longer believe in the gods. Within these Hills the gods still live, delighting in the joys of companionship and riches of song and story. And sometimes the song of the Lordly Ones can still be heard by travelers on the road. Some people even enter the faery halls and learn new songs and stories to reenchant the world. In this book, a sequel to the popular From Isles of Dream, John Matthews has collected the best imaginative writings by contemporary Celtic writers. Included are tales and songs by such as Robin Williamson, R.J. Stewart, Rosemary Sutcliffe, Caitlin Matthews, David Spangler, and Margaret Elphinstone. This is a unique collection that will become a perennial favorite of all lovers of fantasy, imagination, and Celtic lore.
Category: Fiction

The Hollow Hills

Author : Mary Stewart
ISBN : 0449241122
Genre : Arthurian romances
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The legend of the birth and youth of King Arthur is poetically presented.
Category: Arthurian romances

The Hollow Kingdom

Author : Clare B. Dunkle
ISBN : 9781466803831
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The Hollow Kingdom, the first book in Clare Dunkle's acclaimed fantasy trilogy, will transport readers into a magical realm that Newbery Award winner Lloyd Alexander calls "as persuasive as it is remarkable." For thousands of years, young women have been vanishing from Hallow Hill, never to be seen again. Now Kate and Emily have moved there with no idea of the land's dreadful heritage—until Marak decides to tell them himself. Marak is a powerful magician who claims to be the goblin king, and he has very specific plans for the two new girls who have trespassed into his kingdom . . . The Hollow Kingdom is a 2004 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Changeling S Island

Author : Dave Freer
ISBN : 9781625794918
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Tim Ryan can't shake the feeling that he is different from other teens, and not in a good way. For one thing, he seems to have his own personal poltergeist that causes fires and sets him up to be arrested for shoplifting. As a result Tim has been sent to live on a rundown farm on a remote island off the coast of Australia with his crazy grandmother, a woman who seems to talk to the local spirits, and who refuses to cushion Tim from facing his difficulties. To make matters worse, Tim is expected to milk cows, chase sheep, and hunt fish with a spear. But he's been exiled to an island alive with ancient magic—land magic that Tim can feel in his bones, and sea magic that runs in his blood. If Tim can face down the danger from drug‑runners, sea storms, and the deadly threat of a seal woman who wishes to steal him away for a lingering death in the land of Faery, he may be able to claim the mysterious changeling heritage that is his birthright, and take hold of a legacy of power beyond any he has ever imagined. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management). About A Mankind Witch, by Dave Freer: “Good characterization, ripsnorting action and an ingenious plot make this a feast. . .” —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) About Dave Freer: "Dave Freer's stories are always well‑plotted, fast‑paced and—most of all—a lot of fun to read."—Eric Flint, New York Times best‑selling creator of the Ring of Fire series “Dave Freer always delivers compelling, fast‑moving and addictive fantasy adventures.”–Garth Nix, New York Times best‑selling author of The Keys to the Kingdom series

Selected Poems

Author : Kathleen Raine
ISBN : 0940262193
Genre : Poetry
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Kathleen Raine is internationally recognized as one of the outstanding living English poets. Her poems rest on loving observation of the natural world, embrace the world of the soul's experience, and return these to the kingdom of the ever-reborn mystery of our daily life. This is the first time a selection from the whole range of her poetic oeuvre has been published.
Category: Poetry

The Firehills

Author : Steve Alton
ISBN : 9781467731584
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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It’s been a year since Sam defeated the Malifex, and ever since that day, Sam has felt different—alone. When he gets the chance to visit his Wiccan friend Charly and the wizard Amergin, Sam goes, never suspecting that he is stepping back into the ancient and dangerous world of magic. This time, the Sidhe, Fairy Folk, kidnap Amergin and are plotting to release the Malifex back into the world. Will Sam be able to draw upon the powers of the Green Man to save the world yet again, or will the evil power of the Malifex be freed to cover the earth once more?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Circle Of Nine Circle Of Nine Trilogy 1

Author : Josephine Pennicott
ISBN : 9781743340226
Genre : Fiction
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Emma Develle is a struggling artist trying to eke out a living in the big city. The violent and apparently supernatural death of her Aunt Johanna begins a strange series of events that will change Emma's life forever. Staying in her aunt's house, Emma is drawn to a mural that seems to change before her eyes. Like a modern-day Alice in Wonderland Emma discovers a doorway to the magical world of Eronth, where ancient goddesses are engaged in a bloody power battle with a clan of fallen angels, the Azephim. These dark angels are intent on charging the sacred Eom crystal, the single source of power for all known worlds. Their possession of this crystal will hurl these worlds into desolation and chaos. Khartyn the Crone and her apprentice Rosedark are Emma's guides in Eronth. Wise Khartyn recognises Emma as the prophesied 'Crossa', a time traveller with the ability to prevent the Eom crystal from charging. The Azephim are determined to capture and brainwash Emma to use her as a pawn in their evil and destructive game. Emma must use every part of her being to save herself from violent obvlivion. Circle of Nine is the first book in a spellbinding trilogy that effortlessly blends classical mythology and contemporary gothic fantasy.
Category: Fiction