The Once and Future King

The Once and Future King

Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 15/01/2015
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The Once and Future King
A masterpiece.
'The Once & Future King' is a famous & beloved classic that is still, somehow, underrated. The way it twists & changes as it develops. The cheerful, school... READ MORE
Paul S. at Lancaster


The classic novel of King Arthur.

A beautiful paperback edition of The Once and Future King, White’s masterful retelling of the Arthurian legend.

T.H. White’s masterful retelling of the Arthurian legend is an abiding classic. Here all five volumes that make up the story are published together in a single volume, as White himself always wished.

This is the tale of King Arthur and his shining Camelot; of Merlyn and Owl and Guinevere; of beasts who talk and men who fly; of knights, wizardry and war.

It is the book of all things lost and wonderful and sad; the masterpiece of fantasy by which all others are judged.

Contains The Sword in the Stone, The Witch in the Wood , The Ill-Made Knight, The Candle in the Wind and The Book of Merlyn.

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780008108588
  • Number of pages: 864
  • Weight: 590g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 47 mm

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The Once and Future King
A Tale for our Times
I read this wonderful book many years ago, in fact I have an old paperback with Richard Harris on the front cover as the film Camelot was partly based on t... READ MORE
Philip Parker
The Once and Future King
Missing chapter
Chapter 6 of book 1 is missing most of its contents. The chapter is only 3 pages, whereas it's full version (on Audible is 41 mins) contains meeting madame... READ MORE
Connor Gaydon
The Once and Future King
Transports you back to a time of magic and dark forests and castles and knights. Utterly bonkers and at the same time very witty, Wise and warm. Dark an... READ MORE
A Saunders
The Once and Future King
I Love Love Love this version of King Arthur
35 years ago I searched for the best version I could find of the King Arthur legend and found from an encyclopedia (before the Internet and google!) among ... READ MORE
John Anthony  Keane