The Crystal Cave

Mary Stewart

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Meaning of the Title:
Refers to the place where Merlin first discovers and accepts his power and his Sight. It will also be the place where he has important visions and where he will meet his end.

Britain in the 5th century as well as Wales, Less Britain (Brittany), and Ireland

Merlin the Magician and Enchanter

Merlin's god or God who uses him to bring about the birth of Arthur .........


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