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The High King
The High King
Author: Lloyd Alexander
Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes Eilonwy, the strong-willed and sharp-tongued princess; Fflewddur Fflam, the hyperbole-prone bard; the ever-fait...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780805061352
ISBN-10: 0805061355
Pages: 253
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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"Greater, more disastrous, and demanding more courage are the battles into which Taran leads his followers against Arawn Death-Lord.... The book has the philosophical depth and overtones of great fantasy." --The Horn Book
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A satisfying finale to a great series. Taran truly grows in strength and character throughout the Chronicles of Prydain. I highly recommend starting at the beginning, but this one is the best in the series.
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