Ancient Legends Retold: The Legend of Vortigern
By: Simon Heywood (author)Paperback
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'My name is Vortigern ...' Generations before Arthur's birth, a British warlord looks back on his life: his rise from humble roots to shake the thrones of a dying empire; his stand against chaos amid the aftermath of Rome; his struggle with the greedy, embittered princes of church and kingdom; his loves and his losses, and his last encounter with his own mysterious destiny, on a mountain where the world we know is beginning to take shape before his eyes. Vortigern's voice speaks from the heart of a forgotten darkness, telling a story of courage and cowardice, glory and crime, tragedy and treason.
Simon Heywood is a professor of folklore, storytelling, and creative writing who has published research internationally on contemporary storytelling. Fiona Collins is a storyteller who tells the rich tales and legends of Britain in both English and Welsh. She is the author of "Denbighshire Folk Tales" and the series editor for the Ancient Legends series.
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