The Prydain Chronicles

6 books in series
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The Black Cauldron Summary

Peace reigns in Caer Dallben, where Taran works as Assistant Pig-Keeper, but evil threatens the rest of Prydain. The diabolical Arawn's army grows every day, and his terrible warriors never die. They are born in the Black Cauldron from the stolen bodies of slain soldiers. If evil is to be defeated, the cauldron must be destroyed. Taran volunteers to travel to Arawn's stronghold and assist in the destruction of the dreaded cauldron. With his faithful friends reassembled, Taran marches off to face great danger with a courageous heart.
©1965 Lloyd Alexander (P)2004 Random House, Inc, Listening Library, a division of Random House, Inc.
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  • Book 1

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  • Book 2

    • The Black Cauldron

    • The Prydain Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Lloyd Alexander
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
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    Peace reigns in Caer Dallben, where Taran works as Assistant Pig-Keeper, but evil threatens the rest of Prydain. The diabolical Arawn's army grows every day, and his terrible warriors, born in the Black Cauldron, never die. If evil is to be defeated, the cauldron must be destroyed. Taran volunteers to travel to Arawn's stronghold and assist in the destruction of the dreaded cauldron. With his faithful friends reassembled, Taran faces great danger with a courageous heart.

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    • By sid on 26-01-18

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  • Book 3

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