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Read The Castle of Llyr eBook á Paperback ó danpashley Í ❮Reading❯ ➾ The Castle of Llyr Author Lloyd Alexander – Danpashley.co.uk 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 asPrincess 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 pr When I was a boy this was my favorite book in the series largely because of Taran's developing feelings for Eilonwy I was a sucker for romance in those days and Taran's struggle is as much with his deepening love for her as with the machinations of Achren and her conspirators The potential for romance has been there since the first novel but it seems as though the two of them have not been forced to acknowledge it simply because there has never been a need to do so Their lives at Caer Dallben are generally simple and peaceful they see each other every day and until she is sent away to learn how to be a proper Princess it seems to them as though they have all the time in the world to grow up together This subtlety this sense of things happening in the background is part of what makes Lloyd Alexander such a fantastic author The great deeds of the protagonists are important yes but there are always GREATER deeds going on somewhere else really his books focus on the growth and change of the characters as individuals and as a group of friendsPrince Rhun deserves special note because he may be one of Alexander's most uniue creations He is a romantic rival to Taran yet neither the Prince nor Eilonwy truly know it and Rhun is actually thoroughly likeable a rare uality in romantic rivals and an element of the story for which Lloyd Alexander should be celebrated Rhun reminds me of Bertie Wooster in a way foolish and scatterbrained but well meaning and loveable and just like Taran we are left confused as to whether or not he might not be the best match for the Princess He rubs Taran the wrong way because he is so foolish and naive yet if Taran were not so stubborn and hotheaded Rhun might not provoke as strong of a reaction as he does; in the end even Taran acknowledges the goodness and bravery in the Prince and though he still proves vexing Taran counts him as a friendSuch a great book

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Incess But Eilonwy soon faces much than the ordeal of becoming a dignified young maiden for she possesses magical powers sought by the evil enchantress ueen Achren When Eilonwy is put under a deep There are plenty of great moments here to make it worth a read even if overall this one isn't as great as the first two books The band of heroes continues to be a fun team but this story lost a bit of traction for having the princess sidelined for a lot of the book There are some great encounters with magical beings though And the new character bumbling Prince Rhun was hilarious I cackled every single time that audiobook narrator James Langton said Rhun's characteristic lame helloo helloogreeting The narration in general continues to be a real highlight

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The Castle of LlyrSpell Taran and his companions set out on a dangerous uest to rescue her Yet how can a lowly The Castle PDFEPUBAssistant Pig Keeper hope to stand against the most evil enchantress in all of Prydain Another fine adventure of Taran friends Eilonwy is such a nice young lady it seems a shame to spoil her with manners It's tough on Taran but Gurgy the rest come along for a rousing adventure where they all learn about themselves life Great fun even as an adult Well narrated