The Once and Future King

Version: Unabridged
Author: T.H. White
Narrator: Neville Jason
Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fiction
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Published In: December 2008
# of Units: 29 CDs
Length: 26 hours, 39 minutes
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Overview

The complete box set of T. H. Whites epic fantasy novel of the Arthurian legend. The novel is made up of five parts: The Sword in the Stone, The Witch in the Wood, The Ill-Made Knight, The Candle in the Wind and The Book of Merlyn. Merlyn instructs the Wart (Arthur) and his brother Sir Kay in the ways of the world. One of them will need it the King has died leaving no heir, and a rightful one must be found by pulling a sword from an anvil resting on a stone. In the second and third parts of the novel, Arthur has become King and the kingdom is threatened from the north. In the final two books, the ageing king faces his greatest challenge, when his own son threatens to overthrow him. In The Book of Merlyn, Arthurs tutor Merlyn reappears, and teaches him that, even in the face of apparent ruin, there is hope.

Author Details

Author Details

White, T.H.

About the Author:
T.H. White is the author of The Once and Future King, which includes The Sword and the Stone and Mistress Masham's Repose, and the translator of The Book of Beasts, a 12th-century Latin bestiary.