From the bestselling author of the acclaimed Merlin trilogy comes this startling reappraisal of the last days of Camelot and the story of King Arthur's bastard son Mordred
Mary Stewart is one of our most successful novelists. Her first novel, MADAM WILL YOU TALK, was published in 1955. It was an immediate success and marked the beginning of a long and acclaimed writing career. All her novels have been bestsellers on both sides of the Atlantic. She was made a Doctor of Literature by Durham University in 2009.
Anyone fascinated by that magical, mythical world of Arthurian legend will be hooked from the first paragraph. - Good HousekeepingThe old magic never fails. - Sunday TelegraphMagical - The TimesHighly enjoyable . . . a provocative recast legend. - New York Times Book ReviewColourful and entertaining . . . Mary Stewart is as skilled as ever in weaving myth and history into a single thread of credible fiction - Publishers Weekly