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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – Movie Review

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – Movie Review 

You know, it’s always struck me as rather odd that, despite there being dozens of amazing stories about King Arthur and his Round Table out there, there’s never really been a truly iconic cinematic movie about the legend. Certainly, there have been plenty of movies made about King Arthur, some of which are even fairly […]

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Kingfisher by Patricia A. McKillip

Kingfisher by Patricia A. McKillip
3.5

This is the first McKillip book I’ve ever read and proves to be very different from my usual fantasy selections. I want to say it is like a cross between historic fantasy and magical realism. A bit paradoxical perhaps? Set in modern times, we have a wyvern-descended king, Arden Wyvernbourne, who is sending his knights […]

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The Winter King by Bernard Cornwell

The Winter King by Bernard Cornwell
4.5

If you want your Arthurian legend splattered with mud and blood, read The Winter King by Bernard Cornwell. I love Arthurian tales for the nobility, the tragedy, the love that destroys, the love that heals, and the heroism that fades into the mists with a promise to return. In the superb rendition Mists of Avalon, […]

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Perceval: The Story of the Grail by Chrétien de Troyes

Perceval: The Story of the Grail by Chrétien de Troyes 

So far, my series about fantasy classics has been mainly about 20th century works, occasionally straying back as far as the 19th. This time, however, I’m going right back to the 12th century and the origin of one of the greatest stories of western culture: the quest for the Holy Grail. We all know the […]

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