The Fall of Arthur
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- Sales Rank:1,947,990
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Edition:De Luxe edition
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- Dimensions (in):5.9 x 1.5 x 9
- Publication Date:November 5, 2013
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HardCover. Pub Date :2013-11-05 Pages: 240 Language: English Publisher:. HarperCollins Deluxe collector's edition featuring the first edition text and containing a facsimile page of Tolkien's original manuscript The book is quarterbound with a gold motif stamped on the front board and is presented in a matching slipcase.The Fall of Arthur. the only venture by JRR Tolkien into the legends of Arthur King of Britain. may well be regarded as his finest and most skilful achievement in the use of the Old English alliterative metre. in which he brought to his transforming perceptions of the old narratives a pervasive sense of the grave and fateful nature of all that is told: of Arthur's expedition overseas into distant heathen lands. of Guinevere's flight from Camelot. of the great sea-battle on Arthur's return to Britain. in the portrait of the traitor Mordred. in the tormented do...
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