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King Arthur: Tales from the Round Table

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King Arthur: Tales from the Round Table

by Andrew Lang

$5.99

Quick Overview

Here are the best-loved legends of the Round Table, recounted by one of the world's great storytellers: how the young Arthur pulled the sword from the stone to become king, how he acquired the sword Excalibur, the beginnings of the Round Table, the passing of Merlin, and many more. 28 black-and-white illustrations.
 

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A ruler said to be the model of goodness over evil and a formidable comrade in the ever-present struggle between right and wrong, the figure of King Arthur of England prevails at the heart of the Arthurian legends. The myths surrounding his reign have been recounted in endless tales. This collection includes thirteen of the best-loved legends of the man and his Knights of the Round Table. Bewitching stories, related by one of the world's great storytellers, tell of how the young Arthur pulled a sword from a stone to become king; his meeting with the Lady of the Lake and acquisition of the mighty sword Excalibur; gatherings at the Round table; the death of Merlin; how the mysterious sorceress Morgan Le Fay attempted to kill Arthur; the quest for the Holy Grail; the romance of Lancelot and Guenevere, Arthur's wife; the passing of King Arthur, and more. Magnificent engravings appear throughout the text, further enhancing this splendid introduction to Camelot and its enchanting lore. Size 0.45" H x 8.27" L x 5.3" W, 192 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780486421803
Author Andrew Lang
Age Group 8-14
Book Type paperback

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