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Merlin (Legendary character)

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Works: 1,148 works in 2,379 publications in 2 languages and 126,692 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Legends  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Folklore  Sources  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PR6069.T46, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about Merlin (Legendary character)
    The crystal cave by Mary Stewart( Book )
    35 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 4,325 libraries worldwide
    Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions. But destiny has great plans for this no-man's-son, taking him from prophesying before the High King Vortigern to the crowning of Uther Pendragon ... and the conception of Arthur -- king for once and always
    The hollow hills by Mary Stewart( Book )
    23 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 4,155 libraries worldwide
    Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon as he grows, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by a vision of a magical sword -- the fabled sword Caliburn, hidden for centuries. Sheathed in fire and stone, water and ice, the sword of the Emperor Maximus is destined to reveal the true High King. When Uther Pendragon is killed in battle, the time of destiny is at hand, and Arthur must claim the sword from a perilous chapel to claim his destiny and become the true High King of Britain
    The last enchantment by Mary Stewart( Book )
    28 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,129 libraries worldwide
    When the rose-gold witch Morgause, King Arthur's half-sister, ensnares him into an incestuous liaison to her own evil ends, a fatal web of love, betrayal, and bloody vengeance is woven
    The book of Merlyn : the unpublished conclusion to The once and future king by T. H White( Book )
    24 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 3,333 libraries worldwide
    The "last" chapter of The once and Future King," which tells how Arthur, Guenever, and Lancelot come to their ends
    The lost years of Merlin by T. A Barron( Book )
    14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 2,705 libraries worldwide
    A young boy who has no identity nor memory of his past washes ashore on the coast of Wales and finds his true name after a series of fantastic adventures
    Dragon of the red dawn by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )
    1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,546 libraries worldwide
    When Merlin is weighed down by sorrows, Jack and Annie travel back to feudal Japan to learn one of the four secrets of happiness
    Priestess of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley( Book )
    12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 2,327 libraries worldwide
    Eilan, a British princess known to the Romans as Helena, banished from Avalon for indulging in a forbidden love, grows to be a wise woman who finds herself in the unique position, as mother of the Emperor Constantine, of having to find a way to bridge the gap between the pagan world of the Goddess and the new Christian empire her son created
    Eve of the Emperor penguin by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,324 libraries worldwide
    The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to Antarctica to search for the fourth secret of happiness for Merlin
    The seven songs of Merlin by T. A Barron( Book )
    16 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 2,290 libraries worldwide
    Having stumbled upon his hidden powers, the young wizard Merlin voyages to the Otherworld in his quest to find himself and the way to the realm of the spirit
    The mirror of Merlin by T. A Barron( Book )
    12 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 2,204 libraries worldwide
    Through adventures involving a haunted marsh, talking trees, and the creature called the ballymag, the young wizard Merlin continues to experience both his growing powers and his essential humanity
    The fires of Merlin by T. A Barron( Book )
    11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 2,201 libraries worldwide
    Having voyaged to the Otherworld in his quest to find himself, the young wizard Merlin must face fire in many different forms and deal with the possibility of losing his own magical power
    The sword in the stone by T. H White( visu )
    10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,137 libraries worldwide
    The English king dies leaving no heir. In the churchyard of a cathedral in London, a sword appears imbedded in a stone. It is inscribed with a prophecy. Although many try, no one can budge the sword from the stone. Deep in the dark woods, Merlin the Magician begins to teach 11-year-old Arthur, who lives in the castle of Sir Ector where he's an apprentice squire to Sir Kay. Arthur learns the basic truths of life, but he also runs into the evil Madam Mim, who tries to destroy him. A great tournament is held in London to pick a new king. Arthur, attending as Kay's squire, forgets Kay's sword, and runs back to the inn to get it, but the inn is locked. Arthur, seeing the sword in the stone, innocently, and easily, pulls it out. When the knights marvel at the wondrous sword and question where he got it, Arthur has to prove himself all over again by pulling the sword from the stone
    The wings of Merlin by T. A Barron( Book )
    8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
    Merlin's fragile home on the isle of Fincayra is threatened by the attack of a mysterious warrior with swords for arms and by the escape of Stangmar from his imprisonment, as Merlin continues to move toward his ultimate destiny
    The return of Merlin : a novel by Deepak Chopra( Book )
    4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
    A New Age version of the legend of King Arthur, the premise being that Arthur & Co. are immortal and are continuing their lives in the bodies of successive generations. A reflection of the author's philosophy on ageless bodies and timeless minds
    Merlin and the making of the king by Margaret Hodges( Book )
    3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
    A retelling of four Arthurian legends, "The Sword in the Stone," "Excalibur," "The Lady of the Lake," and "The Last Great Battle," which feature Merlin, King Arthur, and other familiar figures
    The history of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey( Book )
    40 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 1,630 libraries worldwide
    Written in the 1130s, Geoffrey's imaginative history of the Britons from Brutus to Cadwallader, and the first to recount the woes of Lear and the glittering career of Arthur, rapidly became a bestseller. An ideal text for scholars, this is a reprint of the Latin text with a facing English translation
    Passager : the young Merlin trilogy, book one by Jane Yolen( Book )
    5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,592 libraries worldwide
    A foundling rediscovers his identity through the help of the falconer who adopts him
    Merlin : the young Merlin trilogy, book three by Jane Yolen( Book )
    5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,452 libraries worldwide
    Merlin, now twelve years old, begins to come into his magic while being held captive by a band of wild folk
    The dragon's boy by Jane Yolen( Book )
    4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
    Young Arthur meets a dragon and comes to accept him as a friend and mentor
    The Merlin effect by T. A Barron( Book )
    13 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
    When she joins her father and several others investigating a strange whirlpool and possible sunken treasure ship off the coast of Baja California, thirteen-year-old Kate is drawn into a centuries-old conflict between Merlin and the evil Vagar
 
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