Arthur trilogy by kevin crossley holland

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arthur trilogy by kevin crossley holland

Arthur Trilogy by Kevin Crossley-Holland

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Beowulf (Kevin Crossley-Holland Translation)

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Sign me up to get more news about Young Adult books. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Please try again later. King of the Middle March. Thousands of knights and foot soldiers are mustering in Venice for the launch of the fourth Crusade. Among them in young Arthur de Caldicot, soon to dubbed a knight.

Buy The Seeing Stone: Book 1 (Arthur) paperback / softback by Kevin Book 1 of 3 in the Arthur Trilogy Series . At the Crossing Places: Book 2 (Arthur). + King of the Middle March: Book 3 (Arthur) by Kevin Crossley-Holland Paperback £.
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In Kevin Crossley-Holland's medieval world, crossing-places are where the magic happens. Being betwixt and between, on the boundaries, neither here nor there is a state of grace from which good new things begin. Arthur, the hero of Crossley-Holland's trilogy, is 13 when the story opens, on the cusp between page and squire.

In this first volume of a planned Arthur Trilogy, British author Crossley-Holland inventively reworks the legend of the Round Table through he diary of a year-old boy named Arthur, living in an English manor in the 12th century. One day, his friend Merlin gives Arthur a magical stone that shows him visions of the once and future king, whose story parallels narrator Arthur's so closely that at first the stone seems to depict the hero's destiny. More accurately, though, "Arthur-in-the-stone is not me. We look and talk like each other. But he can do magic, and I cannot… Sir Ector and Kay are not exactly the same as my father and Serle, either. Told in very short chapters, the plot builds slowly, laying the groundwork of chivalric codes and court etiquette, and the character list in the opening pages is essential to keeping track of various personalities and their hierarchical relationships.

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  1. Victor C. says:

    I found this novel for children aged delightful and informative.

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