Synopses & Reviews
Enter an enchanted world of kings and castles, heroes and damsels, fairies and dragons, magicians and giants. This collectionand#160;thrills with nineteen classic romancesand#151;old-fashioned stories of high adventure spun from folk tales and sprinkled with history. These are the timeless tales of brave and steadfast knights,and#160;beautiful women, and the trials they share.and#160;Accompanied by twenty-three illustrations from renowned illustrator H. J. Ford, the stories include: "Una and the Lion," "How the Red Cross Knight Slew the Dragon," "How Don Quixote Was Enchanted," "How Bradamante Conquered the Wizard," "The Knight of the Sun," "Amys and Amyle,"and#160;and thirteen more legends, including the unforgettable "The Tale of the Cid."
Gathered by Andrew Lang, the master collector of folk and fairy tales, these stories have been selected from cultures around the world.and#160;Captivating children and adults alike for centuries, theand#160;accounts of chivalry and daring in this edition are ready to inspire a new generation.
Great romances are old-fashioned stories filled with enchanted castles, mighty heroes, and lovely ladies in distress. This collection contains 19 such terrific tales, including several adventures of a brave old knight whose vivid imagination often gets him into serious trouble. 23 black-and-white illustrations.
This collection is filled with 19 great romances filled with enchanted castles, mighty heroes, and lovely ladies in distress, including several adventures ofand#160;the brave old Don Quixote. 23 black-and-white illustrations.
Table of Contents
The Tale of the Cid
The Lady of Solace
Una and the Lion
How the Red Cross Knight slew the Dragon
Amys and Amyle
The Knight of the Sorrowful Countenance
The Armies who turned out to be the Flocks of Sheep
The Adventure of the Bobbing Lights
The Helmut of Mambrino
How Don Quixote was Enchanted
Don Quixoteand#8217;s Home-coming
The Meeting of Huon and Oberon, King of the Fairies
How Oberon saved Huon
Guy of Warwick
How Bradamante conquered the Wizard
The Ring of Bradamante
The Fulfilling of the Prophecy
The Knight of the Sun
How the Knight of the Sun rescued his Father