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The sword in the stone

Author: T H White; Neville Jason
Publisher: Franklin, TN : Naxos Audio, ©2008.
Series: Complete classics.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Account of everyday life on a great medieval manor, with two boys, Kay and the Wart (who turns out to be King Arthur), learning the code of being a gentleman, and busy with hawking, jousting, sword play, hunting. The outline of this story is the narrative of how the boy, Wart, was made worthy to become the king and leader, Arthur.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Arthurian romances
Fantasy fiction
Audiobooks
Legends Adaptations
Juvenile fiction
Adaptations
Named Person: Arthur, King; Arthur, King.
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: T H White; Neville Jason
ISBN: 9789626348536 9626348534
OCLC Number: 224432014
Notes: Compact disc.
Duration: 9:41:19.
"The first part of The once and future king"--Container.
A retelling of the Arthurian legend in with Kay and his foster brother (known as the Wart) live in the glorious castle of Sir Ector amid the wild and beautiful Forest Sauvage. They are given a tutor, the magician Merlyn, who instructs his young charges in the ways of the world.
Performer(s): Read by Neville Jason.
Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr., 41 min., 19 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Complete classics.
Responsibility: T.H. White.

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One of the most popular re-tellings of the story of King Arthur. Like The Lord of the Rings, this fantasy novel has been equally popular among younger readers and adults. White takes an inventive  Read more...

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Neville Jason is in general an avuncular narrator well matched to White's prose. This is education the way it ought to be. - Christina Hardyment

 
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