Once And Future King

Once And Future King

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by T. H. White
     
 

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The whole world knows and loves this book. It is the magical epic of King Arthur and his shining Camelot; of Merlin and Owl and Guinevere; of beasts who talk and men who fly, of wizardry and war. It is the book of all things lost and wonderful and sad. It is the fantasy masterpiece by which all others are judged.

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The whole world knows and loves this book. It is the magical epic of King Arthur and his shining Camelot; of Merlin and Owl and Guinevere; of beasts who talk and men who fly, of wizardry and war. It is the book of all things lost and wonderful and sad. It is the fantasy masterpiece by which all others are judged.

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T. H. White first gained popularity for his nonfiction works about the countryside of the United Kingdom, but he is best known today for his fantastic fiction. In his tetralogy The Once and Future King--called by Lin Carter in Imaginary Worlds "one of the most brilliant fantasy novels in literature"--he made the legends of King Arthur accessible for the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425020777
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
07/01/1971
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

T.H. White was born in Bombay, India in 1906. He began to write after graduating with distinction from Queen's College, Cambridge. In 1938, he published The Sword in the Stone, the first volume in what would become his epic retelling of Arthurian legends, The Once and Future King.

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