Le Morte D'Arthur Audiobook (Unabridged)

Le Morte DArthur (Unabridged), by Sir Thomas Malory
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This monumental work made the Arthurian cycle available for the first time in English. Malory took a body of legends from Celtic folklore that had been adapted into French literature, gave them an English perspective, and produced a work that ever since has had tremendous influence upon literature.

The story begins with King Uther Pendragon's use of enchantment to lay with Igraine, Duchess of Cornwall. Arthur is conceived and taken away in secret, returning as a young man to claim the throne by pulling the sword Excalibur from the stone. In retelling the story of Arthur's rule of Britain, Malory intertwines the romances of Guinevere and Launcelot, Tristram and Isolde, and Launcelot and Elaine. Sir Galahad's appearance at Camelot begins the quest for the Holy Grail. Finally, Camelot is brought down by the conflict between King Arthur and his natural son, Mordred.

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Though you may know Sir Thomas Malory from the popular titles Le Morte D'Arthur, Le Morte d'Arthur and The Holy Grail, Sir Thomas Malory is actually one of the most renowned Fiction and Classics authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 4 audiobooks from Sir Thomas Malory, with the latest Fiction title being: Le Morte D'Arthur. The Holy Grail was added to our catalog in 1999, making it the author's oldest title available on our website, while Le Morte D'Arthur is the most popular and bestselling from Sir Thomas Malory. Enjoy over 48 hours of listening from Sir Thomas Malory, among the 4 audiobooks we have available. With such a wide variety, we know you're sure to enjoy Fiction books from Sir Thomas Malory. For more choices and information on Sir Thomas Malory, please visit their author page: Sir Thomas Malory.