Book Beginnings and Friday 56: The Castle of Lyr

BookBeginnings (a la Rose City Reader)

“Eilonwy of the red-gold hair, the Princess Eilonwy Daughter of Angharad Daughter of Regat of the Royal House of Lyr, was leaving Caer Dallben. Dallben himself had ordered it; and though Taran’s heart was suddenly strangely heavy, he knew there was no gainsaying the old enchanter’s words.”

First Impression: Oh dear… But where ar they sending her? Not to her evil aunt featured on the cover, surely…

The Friday 56 is a weekly blog meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. Join in every Friday, the rules are simple.

Rules: *Grab a book, any book. *Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.

*Find any sentence (or a few, just don’t spoil it) that grab you.

*Post it. *Add your (url) post here in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It’s that simple.

“Wild indeed,” said King Rhuddlum, “But we shall learn the truth easily enough. Fetch the shoemaker and we shall soon see if he is [insert mysterious name here!]”

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10 thoughts on “Book Beginnings and Friday 56: The Castle of Lyr

    1. Funny, I hunted for the cover on my edition for this post- it’s an old paperback from the early 80’s. I did like it better than some of the newer versions I saw they had put out, though.

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