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The Table Of Less Valued Knights

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
Longlisted for the 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction

Sir Humphrey du Val of the Table of Less Valued Knights - Camelot's least prestigious table, with one leg shorter than the others so that it has to be propped up with a folded napkin - doesn't do quests ... until he meets Elaine, a damsel in distress with a secret to hide.

Meanwhile, Queen Martha of Puddock is on the run from an arranged marriage to the odious Prince Edwin of Tuft. But an encounter with the Locum of the Lake (standing in for the full-time Lady) leaves her with a quest of her own: to find her missing brother, long believed dead.

The two quests collide, introducing a host of Arthurian misfits, including a freakishly short giant, a twelve-year-old crone, an amorous unicorn, and a magic sword with a mind of her own.

With Gods Behaving Badly Marie Phillips showed that she has a rare gift for comedy, giving the Greek Gods an ingenious contemporary twist. In The Table of Less Valued Knights it's Camelot's turn, and you'll never see a knight in shining armour in the same way again.

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August 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Table of Less Valued Knights
Author(s): Marie Phillips
ISBN: 0-307-35994-8 / 978-0-307-35994-0 (USA edition)
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Title: The Table Of Less Valued Knights
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August 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Table of Less Valued Knights
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Title: The Table Of Less Valued Knights
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Title: The Table of Less Valued Knights
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Title: The Table Of Less Valued Knights
Author(s): Marie Phillips
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