Arthurian Legends (Hardcover)

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Exquisitely illustrated with images by Arthur Rackham and others, this definitive book of stories inspired by Arthurian legend includes detailed and fascinating notes on the provenance and development of each story  The fascinating ancient tales featuring the Knights of the Round Table, Wizard Merlin, King Arthur, and Queen Guinevere, with plots full of romance, adventure, and enchantment, are retold here to reflect their origins in oral history and appeal to a whole new generation of readers. Stories include The Lady of Astolat, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Tristan and Isolde, and The Enchantment of Merlin, many of which have been adapted in modern cinema and remain a fascination within contemporary culture. The book also features detailed notes on each story and discusses specific places in Britain with Arthurian links.

About the Author

Rosalind Kerven has written more than 50 books, including English Fairy Tales and Legends. Her children's titles include Aladdin, The Fairy-Spotters Handbook, and King Arthur.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781907892080
ISBN-10: 1907892087
Publisher: National Trust
Publication Date: October 1st, 2011
Pages: 224
Language: English

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