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The Black Cauldron (1965) written by Lloyd Alexander

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The Black Cauldron (1965) (Book) written by Lloyd Alexander
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The Black Cauldron (Book)

written by Lloyd Alexander

June 1965
 
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The Black Cauldron is the second book in Lloyd Alexander's five-part novel series The Chronicles of Prydain (first published in 1964). The story centers on the adventures of Taran, an Assistant Pig-Keeper in the magical land of Prydain, as he joins in a quest to capture the eponymous vessel, a magical device which can be used to create armies of the undead.