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Camber of Culdi is the first book of Kurtz's second trilogy of Deryni books.

The first trilogy is comprised of Deryni Rising (1970),Deryni Checkmate (1971), and High Deryni (1973). This trilogy deals with fourteen-year-old King Kelson Haldane, descendent of the Cinhil of the Camber books, his advisor Alaric Morgan, and Morgan's cousin, Duncan McLain, and their battle to hold the kingship for Kelson both against the predations of Charissa and against the anti-Deryni oppression that has existed over the intervening two hundred years.

In the Deryni trilogy, Kurtz mentions Camber as a mysterious presence and alludes to his legend. Her second trilogy, consisting of Camber of Culdi (1976), Saint Camber (1978), and Camber the Heretic (1980), explores the man behind the Camber legend. The Camber books also allow Kurtz a freer hand with her depiction of ritual magic, since they are set in the last days of Deryni freedom, when the art was...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Camber of Culdi from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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