The Arthurian Saga

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 905 ratings

The Crystal Cave Publisher's Summary

Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myrdden 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 High King Vortigern to the crowning of Uther Pendragon, and the conception of Arthur, king for once and always.

©2016 Mary Stewart (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Crystal Cave

    • The Arthurian Saga, Book 1
    • By: Mary Stewart
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 424
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 425

    Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myrdden 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 High King Vortigern to the crowning of Uther Pendragon, and the conception of Arthur, king for once and always.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantasy as literature.

    • By bluestategirl on 01-25-17

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 2

    • The Hollow Hills

    • The Arthurian Saga, Book 2
    • By: Mary Stewart
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 244

    Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries. When Uther Pendragon is killed in battle, the time of destiny is at hand, and Arthur must claim the fabled sword to become the true High King of Britain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Hollow Hills in an unabridged form at last!

    • By kimmacvb on 02-05-17

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 3

    • The Last Enchantment

    • By: Mary Stewart
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 148

    Arthur Pendragon is king! Crowned and recognized as High King, Arthur is unchallenged on the battlefield, and he melds the country together in a time of promise, as Merlin works in the shadows. But sinister powers plot to destroy Camelot, and when the witch-queen Morgause - Arthur's own half-sister - ensnares him in an incestuous liaison, a fatal web of love, betrayal, and bloody vengeance is woven.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Merlin's story continues

    • By Jerri C on 01-14-17

    Regular price: $31.47

  • Book 4

    • The Wicked Day

    • The Arthurian Saga, Book 4
    • By: Mary Stewart
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Mary Stewart's stunning Arthurian saga that began with The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, and The Last Enchantment continues with The Wicked Day, the story of the clash between King Arthur and his bastard son, Mordred. Born of an incestuous relationship between King Arthur and his half-sister, and prophesied by Merlin to kill Arthur, Mordred is stolen away from his mother and raised in secrecy by a kind couple on an isolated Orkney island in the hopes that he will defy his fate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Arthur's tale completed

    • By Jerri C on 11-12-17

    Regular price: $27.97