- Narrated by: Mike Rogers
- Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 01-11-13
- Language: English
- Publisher: Audible Studios
Adam Ardrey brings back to life Merlin's role in the cataclysmic battles between reason and religion of sixth-century Britain; battles which Merlin would ultimately lose. From the time of his death up until the present day, historical records relating to Merlin have been altered, his true provenance and importance obscured and his name changed to mean 'Madman'. The same fate awaited Merlin's twin sister, Languoreth, as intelligent and powerful as her brother but, as a woman, a greater threat to the power of church and state. Languoreth's existence was all but obliterated and her story lost - until now.
Finding Merlin uncovers new evidence and re-examines the old. The places where Merlin was born, lived, died and was buried are identified, as well as the people surrounding him - his nemesis Mungo and his friend the hero Arthur. In this impressively well-researched and accessibly written book, Merlin walks from the pages of legend into history.
"Ardrey delivers a bombshell... fascinating stuff" (Los Angeles Times)
"An intriguing book" (The Bookseller)
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By Teresa Cooper on 12-04-15
This book lost me almost from the first chapter, but I was able to pick the thread in the beginning, the at best I found it convoluted with the topic jumping all over the place. The best thing about the book was Mike Rodgers narration, the only thing that kept me listening, which was calm and flowing. This book was not really my cup of tea.
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