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The Mammoth Book of King Arthur

(2005)
(A book in the The Mammoth Book of ... series)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
In this truly mammoth guide, Mike Ashley analyzes and explicates the line between the real Arthurian world and the legends that surround it. Ashley gives us a firm identity not only for King Arthur, but also for Merlin, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table--as well as identifying all the major Arthurian sites. He traces the development of each of the legends and shows how they were related to events happening at the time, bringing a new dimension of realism to the magical Arthurian world. Ashley also offers new and little known information on Arthur--including a fascinating link to the present royal family and the likelihood that Arthurian legends arose from the exploits of not just one man but at least four. With over 700 pages, this is the most complete single-volume guide to Arthurian legend and history.

Genre: Urban Fantasy    Get it on Google Play

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Paperback Editions

April 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Mammoth Book of King Arthur: Reality and Legend, the Beginning and the End--The Most Complete Arthurian Sourcebook Ever
Author(s): Mike Ashley
ISBN: 0-7867-1566-9 / 978-0-7867-1566-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Running Press
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April 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Mammoth Book of King Arthur (Mammoth Books)
Author(s): Mike Ashley
ISBN: 1-84119-249-X / 978-1-84119-249-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robinson
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Kindle Editions

September 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Mammoth Book of King Arthur
Author(s): Mike Ashley
Publisher: Robinson
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September 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Mammoth Book of King Arthur (Mammoth Books)
Author(s): Mike Ashley
Publisher: Robinson
Availability: Amazon UK