Le Morte Darthur
With an Introduction by Helen Moore.
The legend of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table is one of the most enduring and influential stories in world literature. Its themes - love, war, religion, treachery and family loyalty - are timeless, as are the reputations of its major characters, Arthur, Merlin, Guenever and Launcelot.
Malory's Le Morte Darthur is a story of noble knights, colourful tournaments and fateful love, set in a courtly society which is outwardly secure and successful, but in reality torn by dissent and, ultimately, treachery. Originally published in 1485, Malory's Le Morte Darthur is here presented in modern spelling and is accompanied by an Introduction and helpful Glossary.
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Review: Le Morte d'ArthurUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
This thing is kinda impenetrable, and much longer than you might expect. Still, it's pretty vital piece of work, and swell nerd-fuel if you're into that kind of thing. Read full review
died at his birth wherefore she named him Tristram
How Tristram enterprized the battle to fight for the truage
How Sir Tristram was put to the keeping of La Beale Isoud