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The Fall of Arthur, J.R.R. Tolkien
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Author:    J.R.R. Tolkien

Title:   The Fall of Arthur

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Mariner Books May 2014

ISBN Number:    0544227832 / 9780544227835

Seller ID:   111469

"The Fall of Arthur" recounts in verse the last campaign of King Arthur, who, even as he stands at the threshold of Mirkwood, is summoned back to Britain by news of the treachery of Mordred. Already weakened in spirit by Guinevere's infidelity with the now-exiled Lancelot, Arthur must rouse his knights to battle one last time against Mordred's rebels and foreign mercenaries. Powerful, passionate, and filled with vivid imagery, this unfinished poem reveals Tolkien's gift for storytelling at its brilliant best. Christopher Tolkien, editor, contributes three illuminating essays that explore the literary world of King Arthur, reveal the deeper meaning of the verses and the painstaking work that his father applied to bring it to a finished form, and explore the intriguing links between the poem and Tolkien's Middle-earth.

Price = 15.95 USD

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