The Wings Of Merlin

by T. A. Barron

Paperback, 2003



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Ace (2003), Edition: Dgs, 288 pages


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.

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288 p.; 5.3 inches

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LibraryThing member sedelia
I can’t help but feel that this book is lacking in complexity. For me, the characters are generally shallow and the conflicts are fairly simple. While I enjoy the classic “good versus evil” story, I would like more depth. The simplicity of the conflict and strong emotional reactions of the
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characters cause this book to be almost melodramatic, and sometimes the courses of action Merlin takes simply don’t make sense.

Despite the flaws, I still enjoyed this story. It has good lessons to teach, and a creative and somewhat entertaining story line. If you are a fan of Merlin, TA Barron, I would definitely recommend it. If not, it’s a decent read, just not the best.
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LibraryThing member lilibrarian
The conclusion to the Lost years of Merlin series brings together all the people and creatures from Merlin's youth in a final battle to save their home on Fincayra.

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