Synopses & Reviews
The whole subject is brought up to date - Arthurian buffs will want this book. DAILY TELEGRAPHWho was the real Arthur? Why were his knights so famous? Was he buried at Glastonbury? Richard Barber takes the story from the anonymous 8th century chronicler who first listed his battles to the novelists of the 20th century. A clear and readable account of the development of the stories about Arthur and his court from the earliest times to the present day.
Who was the real Arthur and why his knights so famous? This book looks at successive reshapings of the Arthur story from the 8th-century chronicles to the modern-day novels.
Includes bibliographical references and index.