King Arthur was a Goodly King

I’ve always loved reading about King Arthur.  Unfortunately, Le Morte de Arthur is very dull and repetitive; and good translations are very hard to find, so that finding a sensible book about King Arthur is quite difficult.

But an excellent book has at last been found!  It is The Death of King Arthur, translated by Simon Armitage.  It consists of the original and the translation side by side.  The original is not lacking in beauty or description, and the translation does it justice.  In short, an excellent work.



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One response to “King Arthur was a Goodly King

  1. thelastamericanfrontier

    Great review!

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