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Taken in by the chief druid of the Carnutes in Gaul, the orphan Ainvar learns to master the druid mysteries of thought, healing, and magic, and learns of his destiny with Vercingetorix, the warrior king. Reprint.
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Morgan Llywelyn has been heralded as the high priestess of Celtic legend. She is the author of many novels, including the international bestseller Lion of Ireland, 1949: A Novel of the Irish Free State, The Wind from Hastings, and Red Branch. She lives in Ireland.From the Inside Flap:
“Mine was the vast dark sky and the spaces between the stars that called out to me; mine was the promise of magic.”
So spoke the young Celt Ainvar, centuries before the enchanted age of Arthur and Merlin. An orphan taken in by the chief druid of the Carnutes in Gaul, Ainvar possessed talents that would lead him to master the druid mysteries of thought, healing, magic, and battle— talents that would make him a soul friend to the Prince Vercingetorix . . . though the two youths were as different as fire and ice.
Yet Ainvar’s destiny lay with Vercingetorix, the sun-bright warrior-king. Together they traveled through bitter winters and starlit summers in Gaul, rallying the splintered Celtic tribes against the encroaching might of Julius Caesar and the soulless legions of Rome. . . .
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Book Description Del Rey, 1992. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110804108447
Book Description Del Rey, 1992. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0804108447
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