The Once and Future King

By T. H. White
(Putnam Adult, Hardcover, 9780399105975, 688pp.)

Publication Date: August 25, 1958

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback, Mass Market Paperback, Prebound, , Paperback, Compact Disc

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T.H. White, whose The Sword in the Stone has been read by hundreds of thousands, now at last has turned his hand to retelling the entire Arthurian Epic. The Once and Future King takes Arthur from the glorious lyrical phase of his youth through the disillusioning early years of his reign to the mature years in which his vision of the Round Table develops into the search for the Holy Grail and finally to his weary old age.

In part, T.H. White has drawn on published material which he has revised and reworked heavily to bring form and continuity to an overall work, a tetralogy which will stand as unique and vivid and quite apart from the individual effects of the various particular books. And in part the author has created new material as enchanting as any he has ever set on paper.




About the Author

T. H. White is the author of the classic Arthurian fantasy The Once and Future King, among other works.

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