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The Iron Grail

(2002)
(The second book in the Merlin Codex series)
A novel by

 
 
Book Two of The Merlin Codex, the compelling sequel to the bestselling Celtika. 'The first is a man who needs you and will use you. He will weaken you dangerously. The second is a man you betrayed, though you believe otherwise. He wishes to kill you and can do so easily. The third is a ship that is more than a ship. She grieves and broods. She will carry you to your grave.' These three warnings greet Merlin on his return to Alba, the future England, to the deserted fortress of Taurovinda - the Hill of the White bull. He is not the only one making the journey: Urtha, High King of the Cornovidi, is coming home to reclaim his stronghold. And Jason is coming to seek his younger son Kinos, 'the Little Dreamer', hiding somewhere in the Celtic kingdom. He sails on Argo, resurrected after seven centuries. But Urtha's fortress has been taken by warriors from Ghostland; they claim it as their own. There will be war against the Otherworld. In this sequel to Celtika, Robert Holdstock weaves myth and history into a fabulous tale of honour, death and magic. Characters both mythic and tragic, strange and yet oddly familiar, take on a life of their own. And at the centre, moving along his never-ending path, is Merlin himself, an enchanter in the prime of his life, reckless, curious, powerful, yet a stranger to his own past - a past that is catching up with him.

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"An inspired and original author." - Michael Moorcock


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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Iron Grail (Merlin Codex)
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
ISBN: 1-4352-9154-9 / 978-1-4352-9154-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-05-29
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March 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Iron Grail (The Merlin Codex)
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
ISBN: 0-7653-0726-X / 978-0-7653-0726-2 (USA edition)
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August 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Iron Grail (The Merlin Codex)
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
ISBN: 0-7432-2077-3 / 978-0-7432-2077-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster (Trade Division)
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Paperback Editions

2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Iron Grail: Book 2 of the Merlin Codex (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
ISBN: 0-575-07974-6 / 978-0-575-07974-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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January 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Iron Grail;MERLIN CODEx (The Merlin Codex)
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
ISBN: 0-7653-4987-6 / 978-0-7653-4987-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
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July 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Iron Grail (The Merlin Codex)
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
ISBN: 0-7434-4032-3 / 978-0-7434-4032-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
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August 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Iron Grail Book 2 of the Merlin Codex
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
ISBN: 0-7432-2078-1 / 978-0-7432-2078-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Earthlight
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August 1957 : USA Paperback

Title: Iron Grail, The
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
ISBN: 0-7653-0727-8 / 978-0-7653-0727-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Iron Grail: Book 2 of the Merlin Codex
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
Publisher: Gateway
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January 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Iron Grail (The Merlin Codex Book 2)
Author(s): Robert Holdstock
Publisher: Tor Books
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