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Jun 14, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: to-re-read
Read on June 14, 2011

Tremendously powerful early Welsh verse with plenty of hacking and slashing - but the character of Myrddin (Merlin) in the core poems is more complex than one might anticipate. Super introduction and translations. If you have a smattering of Welsh it's fun to try to pick out words you know!

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