The definitive book of stories from Arthurian legend.
Delve into the enchanted world of Arthurian legends where you will meet the Knights of the Round Table, Wizard Merlin, King Arthur and Queen Guinevere. With plots full of romance, adventure and enchantment, these fascinating ancient tales have been revived by the author to reflect their origins in oral history and will appeal to a whole new generation of readers.
Stories include Elaine Who Loved Sir Lancelot, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Tristan and Isolde and The Enchantment of Merlin, many of which have recently been adapted in modern cinema and remain a fascination within contemporary culture.
The book also features detailed notes on each story and mentions specific places in Britain with Arthurian links, including properties such as Tintagel.
Beautifully illustrated with images inspired by Arthurian legend by Arthur Rackham and others.
By Rosalind Kerven. Hardcover. 224 pages. Published by Batsford, 2019.