The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart 1979 William Morrow and Company

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Immerse yourself in the magical world of Arthurian legend with The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart. This captivating novel, published in 1979, brings the legendary tale of Merlin and King Arthur to life.

The story is told from Merlin’s perspective, recounting Arthur’s journey from young warrior to king and revealing the dark consequences of his incestuous relationship with his half-sister, Morgause.


  • Title: The Last Enchantment
  • Author: Mary Stewart
  • Publication Date: 1979
  • Publisher: William Morrow and Company
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket in Mylar Cover
  • Pages: 439
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Minor wear on the dust jacket (check photos for specifics)

A Magical Tale of Arthurian Legend:

Step into a world of enchantment and adventure. Merlin’s recounting of Arthur’s formative years is both absorbing and haunting. The vivid prose brings characters from myth to life, making you feel as if you are part of the legend.

Critics have praised Mary Stewart for her ability to evoke moods and settings with poetic prose, creating a richly woven tapestry of the Arthurian saga.

Three Reasons to Love This Book:

  1. Follow the compelling journey of Merlin and Arthur, filled with magic, conflict, and deep emotion.
  2. Experience the beauty of Mary Stewart’s prose, which effortlessly transports you to another time and place.
  3. This hardcover edition, protected by a mylar cover, is a valuable addition to any collection of classic literature.

Reading Recommendation

Discover the magic of Mary Stewart’s captivating stories. Explore "Novels by Mary Stewart: Essential Classics to Read" to find out why her romantic mysteries and Arthurian fantasies continue to enchant readers. This article highlights the timeless appeal of her work, making it a must-read for any book lover.

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Add This Enchanting Novel to Your Collection: The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart is a spellbinding addition to any bookshelf. Add this captivating Arthurian tale to your collection today and let the magic of Merlin and King Arthur enchant you.

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