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Fiction - Fantasy - ISBN: 0007165048, 000716923X, 000716503X

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Exciting plot and some sympathetic characters

No much originality; has delusions of grandeur

This book was given to me as a gift in all good faith. I enjoy the fantasy genre and am particularly fond of new variations on the Arthur myth, and yet I found this book to be annoying in several different ways. However, despite my irritation, I found that I couldn't put it down - I was hooked...

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Excellent

published 16/01/2009

This is a richly satisfying work, combining fanatsy and English mediaeval history in an absolutely masterful way. Some of its dimensions may go over the heads of less well-read readers, but it works on so many levels that just about anyone can get an absorbing read from it. Great fun.

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