The Death of King Arthur

The Death of King Arthur

Thomas Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur : A Retelling

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In this modern adaptation of the story of King Arthur, the author resurrects the legendary epic of Camelot. The names of Arthur, Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere, Galahad, the sword of Excalibur, and the court of Camelot are as recognizable as any from the world of myth. Although many versions exist of the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory endures as the most moving and richly inventive. In this abridged retelling the author transforms Malory's fifteenth-century work into a dramatic modern story, vividly bringing to life a world of courage and chivalry, magic, and majesty. The golden age of Camelot, the perilous search for the Holy Grail, the love of Guinevere and Lancelot, and the treachery of Arthur's son Mordred are all rendered into contemporary prose.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2011
ISBN: 9781101545904
1101545909
9781101543023
1101543027
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADBLE eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Malory, Thomas Sir,15th cent

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