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Is part of King Arthur M. K. Hume , 2009 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Warrior of the West
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'Twelve long, blood-soaked years, have passed since Artor fulfilled his destiny and was crowned the High King of the Britons. Against all odds, Artor has united Celtic Britain and with a last great campaign, has banished the Saxon scourge. The legend of Camlann has begun.

But even as Artor's kingdom is at its zenith, even as he has succeeded in conquering all external threats to his rule, his kingdom is being undermined from within. For Artor has chosen Wenhaver as his queen and second wife. Wenhaver will always love what she cannot have and have what she cannot love, and her bitterness threatens to bring down all those around her.

Not only is Artor betrayed by the one person he should be able to trust, he has also learned of appalling perversion at the heart of his kingdom. He must make a terrible choice. Does he commit a deed that leaves him open to comparison with the despotic Uther Pendragon, or does he let evil go unchecked? The burden of leadership, of power, now rests solely - and heavily - on Artor's shoulders for Myrddion Merlinus, master tactician, guiding light for so many years, has left Artor to his fate. Could all that Artor has fought for, the destiny of Britain, be lost? Will Britain be torn apart?' (Publisher's blurb)

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Notes

  • Dedication: Warrior of the West is dedicated to my parents, Ronald Henry Smith (1920-1980) and Edna Katrina Ellis Smith (1920-2004). These two extraordinary people raised three children to believe that the only limitations that exist in this world are those that we build for ourselves, stone by stone.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Headline Review ,
      2009 .
      image of person or book cover 7008942972901711899.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 493p.
      Description: illus., map
      Note/s:
      • Includes :

        • Dramatis Personae (xiii-xvi)
        • Author's notes (489-493)
      ISBN: 0755348680, 9780755348688, 9780755348695

Works about this Work

King Arthur : Warrior of the West by MK Hume Ian Banks , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Specusphere , February no. 12 2010;

— Review of Warrior of the West M. K. Hume , 2009 single work novel
[Review] Warrior of the West Leonie Jordan , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher , November vol. 89 no. 4 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of Warrior of the West M. K. Hume , 2009 single work novel
[Review] Warrior of the West Leonie Jordan , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher , November vol. 89 no. 4 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of Warrior of the West M. K. Hume , 2009 single work novel
King Arthur : Warrior of the West by MK Hume Ian Banks , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Specusphere , February no. 12 2010;

— Review of Warrior of the West M. K. Hume , 2009 single work novel
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