Lion of Ireland (Celtic World of Morgan Llywelyn #5) (Paperback)

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This is book number 5 in the Celtic World of Morgan Llywelyn series.


Morgan Llywelyn's New York Times bestselling historical classic of the greatest Irish king

King. Warrior. Lover.

Brian Boru was stronger, braver, and wiser than all other men—the greatest king Ireland has ever known. Out of the mists of the country's most violent age, he merged to lead his people to the peak of their golden era.

Set against the barbaric splendor of the tenth century, this is a story rich in truth and legend, in which friends become deadly enemies, bedrooms turn into battlefields, and dreams of glory transform into reality.

About the Author

MORGAN LLYWELYN is the author of such highly praised historical novels as the New York Times bestselling Lion of Ireland, Bard, Brian Boru, Finn Mac Cool, Pride of Lions, and 1916. She is celebrated as the high priestess of Celtic historical fiction and has won numerous awards for her historical fiction. She lives near Dublin, Ireland.

Praise For…

“A royal read...withouta misstep and with touching beauty.”—The Washington Post

“Llywelyn has woven thehistorical tales of her country and its greatest High King into a singlemagnificent book. . . . This is an extraordinary biography of a very human man. . . with convincing characterizations and vivid, detailed descriptions . . .”—The Dallas Morning News

“A spellbinding tale thatevokes Ireland’s misty hills and tumultuous history with style and passion.” –Library Journal

“A rousing story . . .Something to enjoy on a cold night by the fireplace with your goblet of mead orstrong ale.” –Boston Sunday Globe

“Rich, panoramic . . . One ofthe most exciting periods of Irish history.” –Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Extraordinary . . . Vivid .. . Magnificent . . . Makes one realize that human nature has really changedvery little in the past thousand years.” –TheDallas Morning News

“A major talent forhistorical fiction.” –Parade of Books

“Rich, masterfully told.” – Hartford Courant

Product Details
ISBN: 9780765302571
ISBN-10: 0765302578
Publisher: Forge Books
Publication Date: March 6th, 2002
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Celtic World of Morgan Llywelyn