Parzival and the Stone from Heaven: A Holy Grail Romance Retold for Our Time

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Thorsons, 2001 - Fiction - 234 pages
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The story of Parzival has exercised a powerful fascination for writers, artists, and thinkers ever since it was written in the early 13th century, yet the density and complexity of the poem have made it almost impenetrable to a wide readership, even in translation. This new version is lively, accessible, and inspirational, staying faithful to the spirit of the original while highlighting the contemporary relevance of its themes.

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User Review  - baswood - LibraryThing

I could not resist reading this when I realised that it was a retelling of Wolfram's Parzival. Lindsay says that it is a form and language which may make it more accessible to a wider audience in our ... Read full review

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User Review  - Murray - Goodreads

So far I am enjoying how Clarke retells this ancient fable of the Soul and its journey. Read full review

Contents

PART ONE THE WOUNDING
1
THE BLACK QUEEN
3
THE WHITE QUEEN
15
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Lindsay Clarke is the author of "Alice's Masque, Parzival and the Stone from Heaven, "and "The Chymical Wedding, "which won him the Whitbread Prize. He has extensive knowledge of mythology and runs workshops in the UK and abroad.

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