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Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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Paperback, 151 pages
Published 1984 by Sphere Books Limited
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Nikki
May 28, 2011 Nikki rated it it was ok
I don't know if seeing the film would have endeared this to me, but the book strikes me as a little ridiculous -- the description is sometimes just as if someone watched the film and then described it painstakingly, sword-stroke by sword-stroke. Very odd. It also struck me as quite comic in places where it shouldn't have.

It was interesting in two ways, though: an old Arthur and an old court, even though in the original poem the court are all in the flower of their youth, and because it stole the
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Michael
Jun 02, 2011 Michael rated it liked it
A "mash-up" of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Yvain from Arthurian Romances by Chrétien de Troyes. It's a tie-in to the film of the same name and, as such, it's fine.
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