Hawk of May : Down the Long Wind

  • by Gillian Bradshaw
  • Narrated by Nicole Quinn
  • Series: Down the Long Wind
  • 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Legends sing of Sir Gawain, one of the most respected warriors of King Arthur's reign and one of the greatest champions of all time. But this is not that story. This is the story of Gwalchmai, middle son of the beautiful, infinitely evil sorceress Morgawse, and gifted student of her dark magical arts.
Here is a story of an uncertain man, doubting his ability to follow his elder brother's warrior prowess and seeking to find his own identity by bonding with his frightening and powerful mother. Disappointed in himself and despised by his father, Gwalchmai sets out on a journey that will lead him to the brink of darkness...
A tale of loss, redemption, and adventure, Hawk of May brings new depth and understanding to Sir Gawain, the legend of King Arthur, and the impact of choices made - and the consequences that follow.


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Reader completely ruins this fantastic book

I was introduced to this trilogy by a friend at Uni, and loved it, so decided to spend some credits on a version to revisit to on my commute.

Quite honestly, this is unlistenable. The (American) narrator affects a range of supposedly Scots accents for the characters (including the first person narrator), and they are, I'm sorry to say, unlistenably, almost embarrassingly bad. Gwalchmai (the narrator) as a teenager sounds at BEST like Wee Jimme Krankie, and is at worst borderline incomprehensible.

The reading has pretty much ruined the story for me, so much that I've actually stopped listening,.

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- Mike Whitaker

Book Details

  • Release Date: 22-07-2013
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.