The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights

The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights

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A modern retelling of the legendary Arthurian tales from one of the twentieth century's greatest writers

Morte d?Arthur was one of the first books that John Steinbeck enjoyed reading as a child, and it became a favorite story to read to his own children. Here now is Steinbeck's only work of fantasy literature'his modernization of Malory's adventures of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, who together took the oath of knightship, swearing never to use violence without good purpose, to be merciful, to protect women, and never to fight for an unjust cause or personal gain. Here are the iconic and legendary tales of King Arthur, Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, Merlin, and Morgan le Fay. Christopher Paolini, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling novels Eragon and Eldest , has written a new foreword offering a fresh and young perspective on this classic.

This is a book sure to capture the attention and imagination of a wide audience, including the legions of Steinbeck fans, those who love the legendary adventures of King Arthur and his Knights, as well as the countless fans of science fiction and fantasy literature, and everyone who loves Paolini's bestselling novels.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2007, c1976.
ISBN: 9780670018246
Branch Call Number: STEINBEC
Characteristics: x, 402 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.


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Nov 23, 2017

this is at once stunningly beautiful and completely accessible, a gorgeous book in every way--except that it is unfinished.

Jul 16, 2012

This book is amazing to read while you are stoned. John Steinbeck is a genius!


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