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The Resource Dragon's child, M. K. Hume

Dragon's child, M. K. Hume

Label
Dragon's child
Title
Dragon's child
Statement of responsibility
M. K. Hume
Title variation
King Arthur trilogy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of The Merlin Prophecy, a trilogy that Kirkus Reviews proclaimed, will "appeal to those who thrill to Game of Thrones," the first installment in the action-packed trilogy of battles, romance, and bravery during the Dark Ages is the tale of the boy destined to become King Arthur. The future of Britain is at stake. In the turbulent times of the Dark Ages, the despotic Uther Pendragon, High King of Celtic Britain, is nearing death, and his kingdom is being torn apart by the squabbling of minor kings. But only one man can bring the Celts together as a nation and restore peace--King Arthur. Artorex (Arthur) doesn't yet seem like the great man he will grow into. We meet him as a shy, subservient twelve-year-old living in the foster home of Lord Ector, who took in Artorex as a babe to protect him from murderous kin. Life has been unremarkable for the lad within the bosom of Ector's family. That is, until the arrival of three influential men who arrange for Arthur to be taught the martial skills of the warrior: blade and shield, horse and fire, pain and bravery. Little does Artorex know that these three men--one of whom is Merlin--secretly hope that one day he will take Uther's crown and restore peace to Britain. As the years pass, Artorex becomes a war chieftain, wins many battles, and starts a family with a beautiful, strong woman. But if he is to fulfill his destiny and become the High King of the Britons, Artorex must find the dying king's hidden crown and sword. Will Artorex be able to leave his family, find the precious weapons, lead the attack against the Saxons, and ultimately prove himself worthy of Uther's crown?"/
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Hume, M. K
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.H855
LC item number
K56 2013
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
King Arthur trilogy
Series volume
book one
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arthur
  • Uther Pendragon (Legendary character)
  • Inheritance and succession
  • FICTION / General
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Romance / Historical
  • Great Britain
Label
Dragon's child, M. K. Hume
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Atria paperback edition.
Extent
504 pages
Isbn
9781476715186
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013019303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • ocn830352230
  • (OCoLC)830352230
Label
Dragon's child, M. K. Hume
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Atria paperback edition.
Extent
504 pages
Isbn
9781476715186
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013019303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • ocn830352230
  • (OCoLC)830352230

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