Story of the Champions of the Round Table

Story of the Champions of the Round Table

Howard Pyle's King Arthur series book 2.
by Howard Pyle
Publisher: Dover Publications
Trade Paperback, 329 pages
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Written two years after Story of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round table, this Howard Pyle book returns to King Arthur's court and presents the adventure-filled stories of three worthy, noble, excellent knights-champions—Sir Lancelot, Sir Tristam, and Sir Percieval.

The stories of these three knights are among the most colorful and enduring in the vast body of Arthurian legend. The love-story of Tristam and the beautiful Isoult, of King Mark and of the magic potions; the wondrous legend of Lancelot's emergence from the castle of the Lady of the Lake and the deeds that made him the chiefest glory of the Round table; Percieval's championship of the Lady Yvette and his adventures at the Castle of Beaurepaire—these are all retold in Pyle's inimitable style, capturing perfectly the tone and spirit of ancient romance. Just as successful are Pyle's illustrations. 50 drawings, 31 of them full-page size, help make this one of the most memorable adventure books ever written for young readers.

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