Finding Camlann (Hardcover)

By Sean Pidgeon, Charles Fenn

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393073294, 352pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2013

January 2013 Indie Next List

“This is a new and gripping look at the history and landscape of Britain and the legend of King Arthur. A linguist and an archeologist search for the truth behind the myth, as they climb foggy hills and glean new meanings from a mysterious poem. We follow them in the throes of love and dread, through long-lost battles and modern feuds, as they look with fascination at the secrets and natural beauty of an ancient land that lives anew. Finding Camlann will please both scholars and poets and will intrigue historians and lovers of romance.”
— Daniel Butler, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA
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And then a tidal wave, which destroys half the atoll, provides a chance of escape. A wrecked motor launch that Fenn is able to repair is washed up on shore. he names his makeshift craftProvidence and sets off across the Indian Ocean. This is one of the most unusual books to appear in a long time. The two elements, action and soliloquy, are counterpointed in a remarkable way, and the result is a book of originality and force.
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