The once and future king

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Berkley Books, Oct 15, 1983 - Fiction - 639 pages
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3 stars
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2 stars
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Brilliant and nuanced characterization. - Goodreads
Unoriginal and lazy writing. - Goodreads
Wonderful book, with many insights - Goodreads
I loved Merlin and loved the ending. - Goodreads
I tried sohard to get into it but the prose is awful. - Goodreads
White uses a fun gimmick ( - Goodreads

Review: The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4)

User Review  - Jonathon Riley - Goodreads

The very beginning and end did not age well, and some of it was a bit graphic for me, but the vast majority of the book was amazing. A must-read for people who like Arthurian legend. Read full review

Review: The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4)

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

The book is well-worth reading, though White tends to go off on tangents and paraphrase Malory too much (actually, what he says is "Malory goes into great detail and talks at great length about such ... Read full review

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Contents

THE SWORD
7
THE QUEEN OF
312
THE CANDLE
441
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Terence Hanbury White was born on May 29, 1906 in Bombay, India. He attended Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire, and Queen's College, Cambridge. The success of his autobiography, England Have My Bones, allowed him to leave teaching after six years and devote his time to writing. Although he wrote a wide array of novels and some poetry, he is best known for The Once and Future King, his four-volume retelling of the legend of King Arthur, which became the basis for both the musical, Camelot, and the Disney film, The Sword in the Stone. White died on January 17, 1964, while returning home from a lecture tour in America.

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