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  • Published: 31 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448174256
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

The Sword And The Circle

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table




An epic historical tale from the acclaimed award-winning author, Rosemary Sutcliff.

Rooted in Celtic folklore, medieval ideals of chivalry, and the last gallant struggles of the British against the Saxon invaders, the legends of King Arthur and his knights have been told in song and story since the Middle Ages.

Rosemary Sutcliff, with her unique feel for Dark Age Britain, conveys all the mystique and mystery of the golden age of Camelot in her entrancing trilogy, retelling with poetry and magic the ancient tales of great deeds.

The Sword and the Circle tells of the birth of Arthur, the gift of Excalibur, the forming of the Round Table and the first noble quests of its knights until the arrival of Percival…

  • Pub date: 31 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448174256
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

About the Author

Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in 1920 in West Clanden, Surrey. With over 50 books to her credit, Rosemary Sutcliff is now universally considered one of the finest writers of historical novels for children. Her first novel, The Queen Elizabeth Story was published in 1950. In 1959 her book The Lantern Bearers won the Carnegie Medal. In 1974 she was highly commended for the Hans Christian Andersen Award and in 1978 her book, Song for a Dark Queen was commended for the Other Award. In 1975, Rosemary was awarded the OBE for services to Children's Literature and the CBE in 1992. Unfortunately Rosemary passed away in July 1992 and is much missed by her many fans.

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