|Magic Cup, the (1979) [Novel]|
by Andrew M. Greeley
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(From the publisher):
Cormac MacDermot, the young king destined to lead Ireland out of paganism to Christianity, returns to find his homeland in thrall to a seductive witch-queen.
To confirm his right to be High King, Cormac must find the fairy-tale princesss who will lead him to the Magic Cup. So, with his devoted wolf-hound and the lovely pagan slave , Brigid, he setd out on the perilous quest.
Over mountain and river they journey, beset by danger, until Brigid falls into enemy hands, and as he strives to save her, the High King discovers that the little slave girl is more then she seems...
Original title: The Magic Cup: An Irish Legend
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Saga, Myth, and Legend→ Celtic