The Castle Of Llyr

The Castle Of Llyr

Paperback - 2006
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The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander, Book Three in The Chronicles of Prydain

Princess Eilonwy hates to leave her friend Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and her beloved home, Caer Dallben. Why does she have to go to the Isle of Mona to train as a proper lady when she's already a princess? But Eilonwy soon faces much more than the ordeal of becoming a dignified young maiden, for she possesses magical powers sought by the evil enchantress Queen Achren.

When Eilonwy is put under a deep spell, Taran and his companions set out on a dangerous quest to rescue her. Yet how can a lowly Assistant Pig-Keeper hope to stand against the most evil enchantress in all of Prydain?

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt & Co., 2006
ISBN: 9780805080506


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Jun 28, 2014

I didn't like it as much as the first two but I did still really enjoy it. There's not enough Eilonwy in it as she is gone most of the time. I missed her. At least Taran finally starts to grow up a bit in this one.

May 12, 2013

Not as much action as the first 2 books, but still very interesting and will read the 3rd book.

Apr 22, 2013

Third in the series of Taran & his friends. Lighter in tone than the previous book, Taran must come to grips with his feelings for Eilonwy as she is shipped off to the Isle of Mona for training in how be a lady. More romantic than previous books without being too mushy for younger readers.

Jun 27, 2012

If you liked the first two books in The Chronicles of Prydain, you'll enjoy this book. There's perhaps more focus on character development than in the first two books, but it's still as exciting and interesting.


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whiteshadow13 Jan 29, 2012

When Princess Eilonwy is sent to the Isle of Mona for training, she is bewitched by the evil enchantress Achren, so Taran and other friends must try to rescue her.


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