Mary Stewart's skilful reinterpretation of the Arthurian legend is charming and surprising - a seamless bit of work.
Praise for THE CRYSTAL CAVE: 'Vivid, enthralling, absolutely first-class'
Mary Stewart brilliantly recreates the Britain of the fifth century
Her style is simple yet vivid, displaying a love of words and the sounds they make, and her story is poetically imaginative
A deft colourful . . . re-creation of Merlin's early life
A fascinating story which lays a firm hold on the imagination
'Mary Stewart lightens the Dark Ages with legend, pure invention and a lively sense of history.