The Once and Future King Series by T.H. White
The Once and Future King
Bust out your snazziest cosplay armor… because we're about to head off on a time-traveling and anachronistic Arthurian adventure. The Once and Future King , by T. White stands for Terence Hanbury, which is swag is one of the most significant and influential modern-day works of Arthurian literature and yes, they're still trotting out King Arthur, even recently. White got his Round Table on between and this novel is actually four novels in one, which is why it took twenty years to write. And it's not just a straight-up re-telling of Malory —the earliest English writer to compile Arthur's story into a cohesive prose not in verse story.
England is in turmoil. On the night before a decisive battle, Merlyn and King Arthur are wondering why? Stars David Warner. From November White's classic retelling of the King Arthur story dramatised by Brian Sibley. On the night before a decisive battle, Merlyn and Arthur meet to talk about what has brought the King and country to this perilous state. White's imagining of Arthur's childhood in The Sword in The Stone, his use of myth to deliver a powerful anti-war message and the humanity of his depiction of doomed love marks this cycle of novels as one of the defining works of 20th century fantasy fiction.
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Book Review: The Once and Future King by T.H. White
This article will be permanently flagged as inappropriate and made unaccessible to everyone. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Email Address:. It was first published in and is mostly a composite of earlier works written between and The central theme is an exploration of human nature regarding power and justice, as the boy Arthur becomes king and attempts to quell the prevalent "might makes right" attitude with his idea of chivalry. But in the end, even chivalry comes undone since its justice is maintained by force.
Support epubBooks by making a small PayPal donation purchase. A future in which he would ally himself with the greatest knights, love a legendary queen and unite a country dedicated to chivalrous values. A future that would see him crowned and known for all time as Arthur, King of the Britons. Sign up or Log in to rate this book and submit a review. Milad Khademi Nori Jan 08,