The Once and Future King

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Collins, 1958 - Arthurian romances - 677 pages
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The world's greatest fantasy classic is "richly imagined and unfailingly eloquent and entertaining" ("Booklist").

"The Once and Future King" is T.H. White's masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur, a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance, and magic that has enchanted readers for generations.

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Brilliant and nuanced characterization. - Goodreads
Unoriginal and lazy writing. - Goodreads
Wonderful book, with many insights - Goodreads
White's prose is sharp, witty and charming! - Goodreads
I tried sohard to get into it but the prose is awful. - Goodreads
I loved Merlin and loved the ending. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Wes - Goodreads

The Once And Future King Review The Once and Future King, by TH White, is the amazing story of a man who eliminated “right-by-might” and sculpted the government of today. I am talking about King ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Tatiana (book-musings) - Goodreads

I know that there are a lot of positive reviews about this book but I thought it was ok. I was forced to read this for school so that might be why I didn't enjoy it as much but I still liked it. This ... Read full review

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About the author (1958)

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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