The Coming of the King

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Random House Publishing Group, Feb 1, 1990 - 688 pages
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Nikolai Tolstoy, one of the leading Celtic scholars of our time and direct descendant of one of the world's most distinguished literary families, re-creates the life of Merlin in the most dramatic, enchanting and thoroughly researched novel ever written on the subject. "Once tasted, never forgotten".--Publishers Weekly.

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The coming of the King: the first book of Merlin

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Merlin's world in all its complexities is memorably depicted in this first of three fictional studies by the author of the nonfiction The Quest for Merlin . The legendary figure tells his own story ... Read full review

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Nikolai Tolstoy is a highly recognized historian and biographer. His previous works include The Coming of the King, The Quest for Merlin, The Minister and the Massacres, The Night of the Long Knives, Victims of Yalta, Stalin's Secret War, and The Tolstoys. He lives in England.

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