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The Prydain Companion: A Reference Guide to Lloyd Alexander's Prydain Chronicles

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An informative resource for formal studies of the Prydain Chronicles, as well as an excellent opportunity to delve into the fantastic workings of Prydain

"The Prydain Companion is more than a quick reference or handy glossary, though it is all of that as well. Instructive, certainly. But, like any good companion, a pleasure to be with over a long period of time."--Lloyd Ale
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Hardcover, 281 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by Henry Holt and Company (first published 1989)
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Anthony Faber
Dec 17, 2012 Anthony Faber rated it really liked it
I don't know if this is worth reading, but it is somewhat informative about Welsh myths and what bits of it Lloyd Alexander cobbled together to make the characters, places and things in the Pyrdain Chronicles. I didn't have much of a problem keeping the dramatis personae straight, but it might be useful to have around while you're reading said chronicles in case you think someone or something has arisen earlier, although each entry includes an outline of the actions involving this person, place ...more
Bill Tillman
More information than I though possible about one of my top 5 of all time books 'The Prydain Chronicles". A must read for any fan, info found nowhere else. Looking back I think this set of five books have influenced me more than any other to write about the Welch Mabinogion tails
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