Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve

Here Lies Arthur

byPhilip Reeve

Kobo ebook | January 6, 2015

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Welcome to the dark side of Camelot. Gwynna is just a girl who is forced to run when her village is attacked and burns to the ground. To her horror, she is discovered in the wood. But it is Myrddin the bard who has found her, a traveler and spinner of tales. He agrees to protect Gwynna if she will agree to be bound in service to him. Gwynna is frightened but intrigued-and says yes-for this Myrddin serves the young, rough, and powerful Arthur. In the course of their travels, Myrddin transforms Gwynna into the mysterious Lady of the Lake, a boy warrior, and a spy. It is part of a plot to transform Arthur from the leader of (con't)

Title:Here Lies ArthurFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 6, 2015Publisher:Scholastic Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545829801

ISBN - 13:9780545829809


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderful! When I first saw this book the first thing that popped into my head was "not another King Arthur book," however Philip Reeve surprised me. This was a truly wonderful and unique take on King Arthur. No longer is King Arthur portrayed as the hero, but as a rough, unpleasant man being controlled by Myrddin, often by using Gwynna. Gwynna is a rough, lovable character, and is developed wonderfully, as are the others. With a dash of romance as well, this book can do no wrong.
Date published: 2009-11-03