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The Legend of the Wandering King
Author: Laura Gallego García
Publisher: Arthur a Levine
Pages: 213
Year: 2005
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Motivated by jealousy and the desire to receive acclaim as a great poet, Walid ibn Huyr, a prince of ancient Arabia, commits acts which completely change the course of his life.
The Book of Legends Told Over Again
Author: Horace Elisha Scudder
Pages: 82
Year: 1899
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The King Must Die
Author: Mary Renault
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480432881
Pages: 338
Year: 2013-09-10
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“Mary Renault is a shining light to both historical novelists and their readers. She does not pretend the past is like the present, or that the people of ancient Greece were just like us. She shows us their strangeness; discerning, sure-footed, challenging our values, piquing our curiosity, she leads us through an alien landscape that moves and delights us.” —Hilary Mantel In myth, Theseus was the slayer of the child-devouring Minotaur in Crete. What the founder-hero might have been in real life is another question, brilliantly explored in The King Must Die. Drawing on modern scholarship and archaeological findings at Knossos, Mary Renault’s Theseus is an utterly lifelike figure—a king of immense charisma, whose boundless strivings flow from strength and weakness—but also one steered by implacable prophecy. The story follows Theseus’s adventures from Troizen to Eleusis, where the death in the book’s title is to take place, and from Athens to Crete, where he learns to jump bulls and is named king of the victims. Richly imbued with the spirit of its time, this is a page-turner as well as a daring act of imagination. Renault’s story of Theseus continues with the sequel The Bull from the Sea. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Mary Renault including rare images of the author.
The Wandering Fire
Author: Guy Gavriel Kay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101664002
Pages: 400
Year: 2001-05-01
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The Wandering Fire is the second novel of Guy Gavriel Kay’s critically acclaimed fantasy trilogy, The Fionavar Tapestry. A mage’s power has brought five university students from our world into a realm where an ancient evil has freed itself from captivity to wreak revenge on its enemies… The ice of eternal winter has reached out to enshroud Fionavar, the first of all worlds. For the Unraveller has broken free after millennia enchained—and now his terrible vengeance has begun to take its toll on mortals and immortals, mages and warriors, dwarves and the lios alfar, the Children of Light. Only five men and women of our own world, brought by magic across the Tapestry of worlds to the very heart of the Weaver’s pattern, can hope to wake the allies they so desperately need. Yet none can foretell whether even these beings out of legend have the power to shatter the Unraveller’s icy grip of death upon the land… From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Marie Lu
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 014242207X
Pages: 318
Year: 2013
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In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-olds Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.
Brian Boru
Author: Morgan Llywelyn
Publisher: The O'Brien Press
ISBN: 1847174698
Pages: 160
Year: 2012-09-14
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Illustrated by Donald Teskey This internationally best-selling author, winner of many awards in adult historical fiction, now turns her hand to historical fiction for children with a personalised account of the life of Brian Boru, from his childhood in the midst of a large warrior family to his final role as High King of Ireland. 'A life full of battles, intrigues, alliances and betrayals, which make a stirring tale told in realistic detail'. The Irish Times
My First Two Thousand Years
Author: George Sylvester Viereck, Paul Eldridge
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 157409128X
Pages: 512
Year: 2001
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This monumental work has been called a novelized story of civilization. The Wandering Jew is a cosmic symbol--he is man, he is woman, he is sex, he is history, he is life itself.
The King in the North
Author: Max Adams
Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 1781854173
Pages: 448
Year: 2013-08-29
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Oswald Whiteblade lived one of the most influential and colourful lives in early English history. Before his death in battle against the pagans of Mercia cut short his reign as king of Northumbria (634-42), he remodelled his northeastern English homeland as a Christian kingdom, founded the monastery of Lindisfarne, introduced a culture of learning which influenced all Europe, and became the most powerful ruler in Britain. Max Adams's thrilling account rescues Oswald from Dark Age obscurity to reveal an unjustly forgotten English hero – a king whose return from exile to reclaim his birthright was the inspiration for J. R. R. Tolkien's Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings. But THE KING IN THE NORTH is more than just a biography of the first great English monarch; it is a stunningly researched, wide-ranging, beautifully written and revelatory portrait of early medieval England in all its aspects.
The High King
Author: Lloyd Alexander
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1409590879
Pages: 329
Year: 2014-12-01
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In this thrilling climax of the classic fantasy The Chronicles of Prydain, Death Lord Arawn has stolen the black sword Dyrnwyn, the most powerful weapon in the kingdom. At the request of Prince Gwydion, Taran rallies friends both old and new to raise an army to march against Arawn's terrible warriors. Together, they must battle through a frozen wasteland to Mount Dragon, where a deadly confrontation awaits and Taran's true destiny will at last be fulfilled. "Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy." - Garth Nix Winner of the Newbery Medal 1969
The Wandering Throne of Solomon
Author: Allegra Iafrate
Publisher: Brill
ISBN: 9004305262
Pages: 362
Year: 2015-11-16
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In The Wandering Throne of Solomon: Objects and Tales of Kingship in the Medieval Mediterranean Allegra Iafrate analyzes the circulation of artifacts and literary traditions related to king Solomon, particularly among Christians, Jews and Muslims, from the 10th to the 13th century.
Author: Nancy Springer
ISBN: 1439516022
Year: 2008-08-11
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Young Lionel, minstrel in the outlaw band of Rowan Hood, daughter of Robin, tries to find his courage when she is abducted from Sherwood Forest.
The Valley of the Wolves
Author: Laura Gallego García, Margaret Sayers Peden
Publisher: Arthur a Levine
ISBN: 0439585538
Pages: 247
Year: 2006
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Chosen to study at an academy of high sorcery known as the Tower, ten-year-old Dana finds herself, as her apprenticeship in magic progresses, growing increasingly curious about the history of the Tower and the true nature of her invisible best friend Kai.
Promise of the Witch-King
Author: R.A. Salvatore
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
ISBN: 0786952628
Pages: 384
Year: 2008-10-07
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The book was hidden well. It’s pages promised the power of the Witch-King himself. And now that it’s been found, even the fact that it kills anyone foolish enough to crack its cover won’t stop people from fighting over it. Welcome to the Bloodstone Lands! Human assassin Artemis Entreri and his dark elf companion Jarlaxle have come to the demon-haunted wastelands of the frozen north at the request of their dragon patron. It doesn’t take long for them to find themselves caught in the middle of a struggle between powerful forces that would like nothing more than to see them both dead . . . or worse. But Entreri and Jarlaxle aren’t just any wandering sellswords, and the ancient evils and bitter blood-feuds of the wild Bloodstone Lands may have finally met their match. From the Paperback edition.
The Ghost King
Author: R.A. Salvatore
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
ISBN: 0786954175
Pages: 352
Year: 2009-10-06
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Don't miss the gripping conclusion to Salvatore's New York Times best-selling Transitions trilogy! When the Spellplague ravages Faerûn, Drizzt and his companions are caught in the chaos. Seeking out the help of the priest Cadderly–the hero of the recently reissued series The Cleric Quintet–Drizzt finds himself facing his most powerful and elusive foe, the twisted Crenshinibon, the demonic crystal shard he believed had been destroyed years ago. From the Hardcover edition.
Conducting the King
Author: Julie Guardado
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1974269450
Pages: 380
Year: 2017-09-05
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Audrey Loveday dreams of becoming a symphonic conductor, but under the guidance of her father, she is closer to having a mental breakdown than leading an orchestra. Gut instinct and a bit of courage pushes her to break away in search of a female conductress to mentor her. Instead, she meets an elderly Southern man, an Elvis Tribute Artist, and a fiery backup singer, all of whom have dreams of their own and are counting on Audrey's help to reach those dreams. Do they have The Four Ds of Success-desire, determination, discipline, and dedication-needed to compete in Memphis, Tennessee, with the top echelons of Elvis tribute artists? Thrown into the whirlwind of the Elvis world, Audrey learns about more than conducting: she learns about life, loss, and loyalty to the past, present, and what is to come. Dreams can come true but never in the way imagined.

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