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Arthurian Legends
     

Arthurian Legends

by Rosalind Kerven
 

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,

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907892080
Publisher:
National Trust, Aylesbury
Publication date:
10/01/2011
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
887,153
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.70(d)

Meet 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.

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