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Road to Camlann: The Death of King Arthur
     

Road to Camlann: The Death of King Arthur

by Rosemary Sutcliff
 

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Can the Fellowship of the Round Table survive Mordred's treachery?

After years of Arthur's fair rule, evil has come to Camelot. Mordred, Arthur's illegitimate son, is determined to destroy the Round Table and gain the throne for himself. He will use whatever tools he can—mutiny, force, even the rumors of a love between Lancelot and Queen Guenevere. In the end,

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Can the Fellowship of the Round Table survive Mordred's treachery?

After years of Arthur's fair rule, evil has come to Camelot. Mordred, Arthur's illegitimate son, is determined to destroy the Round Table and gain the throne for himself. He will use whatever tools he can—mutiny, force, even the rumors of a love between Lancelot and Queen Guenevere. In the end, there is only one place for the battle to be lost or won: the bleak plain of Camlann, where Arthur and his knights of the Round Table fight for their lives.

"Sutcliff is superb in the fluency with which she re-creates a period; her characters come alive . . . and her style is intense and flowing in this grave and poignant conclusion."—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review 

"Other than Malory, I can think of no better introduction to the whole sweep of Arthurian stories."—School Library Journal, starred review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140371475
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 7.69(h) x 0.36(d)
Lexile:
1230L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Rosemary Sutcliff wrote more than 40 historical novels for young adults-including The Eagle of the Ninth, The Silver Branch, The Lantern Bearers, The Sword and the Circle, and Black Ships Before Troy-five adult novels, and several books of nonfiction.

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