Used Book, Good condition, minor chips on front and back cover.
It is 1199 and young Arthur de Caldicot is waiting impatiently to grow up and become a knight.
One day his father's friend Merlin gives him a shining piece of obsidian and his life becomes entwined with that of his namesake, the Arthur whose story he sees unfold in the stone. In this many-layered novel, King Arthur is seen as a mysterious presence influencing not just one time and place but many.
The 100 short chapters are tales of King Arthur and the uncomfortable reality of the Middle Ages.