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The Tower And The Emerald

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Viviane, a beautiful Celtic princess, unwittingly unravels the spell that binds the spirit of the evil Idoc within a circle of tall stones. Once released, the sorcerer-priest uses his powers to deliver vengeance upon those responsible for his original enslavement - including the Princess Viviane. With Idoc in possession of the body of Prince Caradawc, her betrothed, ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published April 26th 2005 by Bladud Books (first published March 1st 2001)
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Jul 08, 2014 Sarah rated it it was ok
I was somewhat hesitant to only award this novel two stars - first, because I'm new to the 'Fantasy Genre' (love the movies, generally find the books hard going) and therefore have little with which to compare it, and secondly, because there were aspects of it that I truly loved. Ms Caldecott's writing is exquisite in parts, truly descriptive and magical. She conjures up her world in a way that is both enchanting and convincing. Lovely. The story was engaging, if somewhat slow, and encompassed ...more
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Jun 27, 2012 Gemma Gilliland rated it liked it
I first read this book when I was about 15 and I loved it, the romance and the fantasy of the story.

I then found it again when I was going through some old boxes at my mum's house and decided to give it another read as I had enjoyed it so much when I was younger.

Well I am sorry to say I wish that I hadn't as the memory has been forever spoilt; my opinions and requirements in a book have clearly changed since I was a teenager and not only did I now find the writing style difficult I also found t
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Shelves: young-adults, fantasy
I see this is still in print. Cool. I bought my copy of this book on my first trip to England.
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Started academic career by obtaining degrees in English Literature and Philosophy.

* Briefly lectured in English Literature at university level.

* Raised three children and had a most interesting and stimulating life as the wife of Oliver Caldecott in London from 1951 to 1989. (Oliver was an editor at Penguin, Readers Union, and Hutchinson and founded his own publishing firm Wildwood House with his
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