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The once and future king
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Published:
New York : Putnam, c1958.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
677 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
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Description
T. H. White's masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur is a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance, and magic that has enchanted readers for generations. Once upon a time, a young boy called "Wart" was tutored by a magician named Merlyn in preparation for a future he couldn't possibly imagine. 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. During Arthur's reign, the kingdom of Camelot was founded to cast enlightenment on the Dark Ages, while the knights of the Round Table embarked on many a noble quest. But Merlyn foresaw the treachery that awaited his liege: the forbidden love between Queen Guenever and Lancelot, the wicked plots of Arthur's half-sister Morgause and the hatred she fostered in Mordred that would bring an end to the king's dreams for Britain--and to the king himself. "[ The Once and Future King ] mingles wisdom, wonderful, laugh-out-loud humor and deep sorrow--while telling one of the great tales of the Western world." -- Guy Gavriel Kay
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0399105972
Reading Level:
UG
Level 7.4, 41 Points
Lexile measure:
1080
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APA Citation (style guide)

White, T. H. 1. (1958). The once and future king. New York: Putnam.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

White, T. H. 1906-1964. 1958. The Once and Future King. New York: Putnam.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

White, T. H. 1906-1964, The Once and Future King. New York: Putnam, 1958.

MLA Citation (style guide)

White, T. H. 1906-1964. The Once and Future King. New York: Putnam, 1958. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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