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The greatest English version of the stories of King Arthur, Le Morte D'Arthur was completed in 1469-70 by Sir Thomas Malory, "knight prisoner." This edition is the first designed for the general reader to be based on the "Winchester manuscript" which represents what Malory wrote more closely than the version printed by William Caxton. Extensively annotated, this edition is highly user-friendly.
This English version of the stories of King Arthur, "Le Morte D'Arthur" was completed in 1469-70 by Sir Thomas Malory. Malory charts the tragic disintegration of the fellowship of the Round Table, destroyed from within by warring factions.
Extensively annotated and user-friendly, this edition of Mallory's masterpiece is the first designed for the general reader based on the "Winchester manuscript", which represents what Mallory wrote more closely than the more familiar Caxton version.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxvii]-xxx) and index.