Le Morte D'Arthur
by Sir Thomas Malory
Publisher: Macmillan 1919
Number of pages: 576
The legends of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table have inspired some of the greatest works of literature. Although many versions exist, Malory's stands as the classic rendition. The tales, steeped in the magic of Merlin, the powerful cords of the chivalric code, and the age-old dramas of love and death, resound across the centuries.
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