Morgan Llywelyn





Morgan Llywelyn

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in New York City, The United States
December 03, 1937

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Morgan Llywelyn (born 1937) is an American-born Irish author best known for her historical fantasy, historical fiction, and historical non-fiction. Her fiction has received several awards and has sold more than 40 million copies, and she herself is recipient of the 1999 Exceptional Celtic Woman of the Year Award from Celtic Women International.


Average rating: 3.95 · 17,703 ratings · 967 reviews · 68 distinct works · Similar authors
Lion of Ireland
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,263 ratings — published 1980 — 16 editions
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Druids
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 1,905 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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1916: A Novel of the Irish ...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 1,583 ratings — published 1998 — 14 editions
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Bard: The Odyssey of the Irish
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,443 ratings — published 1984 — 9 editions
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Red Branch
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 1,094 ratings — published 1989 — 6 editions
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Finn Mac Cool
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 1,155 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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Pride of Lions
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 810 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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The Horse Goddess
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 774 ratings — published 1982 — 11 editions
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1921: The Great Novel of th...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 659 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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Grania: She-King of the Iri...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 740 ratings — published 1986 — 10 editions
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“She enjoys rain for its wetness, winter for its cold, summer for its heat. She loves rainbows as much for fading as for their brilliance. It is easy for her, she opens her heart and accepts everything.”
Morgan Llywelyn, Bard: The Odyssey of the Irish

“He took her into his arms again, using all his strength to be gentle, and let his lips touch hers so lightly he could hardly feel it.”
Morgan Llywelyn, Lion of Ireland

“The harmony that holds the stars on their courses and the flesh on our bones resonates through all creation. Every sound contains its echo. Before there was humankind, or even forest, there was sound. Sound spread from the source in great circles like those formed when a stone is dropped in a pool.
We follow waves of sound from life to life. A dying man’s ears will hear long after his eyes are blind. He hears the sound that leads him to his next life as the Source of All being plucks the harp of creation.”
Morgan Llywelyn, Druids

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