Help wanted: arthurian novels

jenne at fiedlerfamily.net jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Fri Sep 19 15:45:16 EDT 2003


> However, if you can handle the idea of an AU interpretation of the world of
> King Arthur, I can recco a rather engaging one. Theresa Edgerton has written a
> couple of trilogies set in a world in which she seems to have taken the
> Arthurian Cycle, brushed it off, tweaked it, renamed the characters adjusted thir
> backgrounds slightly reworked the world and set a number of new invented wonders
> abroad in it and let it go. The basic situation is immediately recognizable,
> but the whole is changed enough that you cannot take very much for granted,
> and you are released from the curse of knowing how it all ends.

I always figured that these were based less on King Arthur per se and more
on the whole Welsh myth cycle...

-- Pani Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
 "in verbis et in herbis, et in lapidibus sunt virtutes"
(In words, and in plants, and in stones, there is power.)


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