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The Quest for the Grail

The Golden Blade # 47

by Richard Seddon

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Published by Floris Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • England,
  • Folklore,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAndrew Wolpert (Editor), William Forward (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8311604M
    ISBN 100863152058
    ISBN 109780863152054


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From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the first book in the Grail Series—the spellbinding tale of a young man, a fearless archer, who sets out wanting to avenge his family's honor and winds up on a quest for the Holy Grail. A brutal raid on the quiet coastal English village of Hookton in leaves but one survivor: a young archer named Thomas/5().

Grail Quest. The first book of the series is Harlequin, unless you live in the United States where the book, to my considerable annoyance, was retitled as The Archer’s is not a particularly bad title, but I hate it when publishers do that.

Their reason was that there is a well-known series in the States called Harlequin Romances, much like the British Mills and Boon, and it was. The Quest of the Holy Grail is a book which was presumably written inin Old French, by an unknown author; inmedieval historian, scholar, and translator Pauline Matarasso translated.

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The Quest of the Holy Grail is excellent. Matarasso's page introduction is definitely worth the read -- she gives enough information and context for one to enjoy the book, but it doesn't feel weighed down or unbearable the way some introductions do/5.

Vagabond is the sequel in the Grail Quest series by Bernard Cornwell. This book is set four years after the events of the first novel. There is vague unrest about, but the archer must return to England once more on his quest to track down a relic.

About The Quest of the Holy Grail. Composed by an unknown author in early thirteenth-century France, The Quest of the Holy Grail is a fusion of Arthurian legend and Christian symbolism, reinterpreting ancient Celtic myth as a profound spiritual recounts the quest of the knights of Camelot – the simple Perceval, the thoughtful Bors, the rash Gawain, the weak Lancelot and the saintly.

Editorial Reviews. The Quest of the Holy Grail is a seminal work of medieval literature and still a constant source for allusion, quasi-proverbial citation, and even parody. The canonical version of the story is an early-thirteenth-century Old French prose romance, and Judith Shoaf provides a lucid and readable translation accompanied by an excellent learned introduction in which she situates 4/4(1).

"The Quest" is the story of that quintessential endless quest for spiritual enlightenment shared by all of us; but in this case, is made even more interesting by setting the story as a search for the historic Holy Grail within an obsidian monastery hidden deep in the jungles of Ethiopia during the civil wars of the 's/5.

Book Now Transport yourself back to a time where chivalry and honor are a part of daily life. Live in Camelot and join in with castle life and then travel with King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table in a quest to find the famous Holy Grail.

Composed by an unknown author in early thirteenth-century France, The Quest of the Holy Grailis a fusion of Arthurian legend and Christian symbolism, reinterpreting ancient Celtic myth as a profound spiritual fable.

It recounts the quest of the knights of Camelot - the simple Perceval, the thoughtful Bors, the rash Gawain, the weak Lancelot and the saintly Galahad - as they journey through 4/5(2).

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The series of novels is set during the Hundred Years War in the 14th Century and is focused on the adventures of Hookton who leaves his hometown of Dorset to go find his father’s killer, only to be drawn into the quest for the Holy Grail. Addeddate Coverleaf 0 Identifier GrailQuest_1_The_Castle_of_Darkness Identifier-ark ark://t24b5f68v Ocr ABBYY.

The Lost Book of the Grail not only illuminates but, I believe, rightly emphasizes the contemporary witness of the countryside being tragically subjected to relentless, irreparable destruction.” Nikolai Tolstoy, author of The Quest for Merlin and The Mysteries of Stonehenge “You do not just read this book, you experience it as a seeker.

Composed by an unknown author in early thirteenth-century France, The Quest of the Holy Grail is a fusion of Arthurian legend and Christian symbolism, reinterpreting ancient Celtic myth as a profound spiritual recounts the quest of the knights of Camelot - the simple Perceval, the thoughtful Bors, the rash Gawain, the weak Lancelot and the saintly Galahad - as they journey through Pages:   That book introduced him to the grail, the “magical cup with healing powers,” which is said to have held the wine served at Christ’s last supper, and is sought by King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table.

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In a quest, the hero must overcome many obstacles and the quest usually requires extensive travel and a series of trials to test the knight's valor and piety. One of the most famous quests in literature is that for the Holy Grail in Arthurian legend.

The first quest the novel describes is King Pellinore 's search for the 'questing beast. The first book in Bernard Cornwell's best-selling Grail Quest series, in a bright and bold repackage. The year is The English, led by Edward III, are laying waste to the French countryside.

grail quest have your own extra-terrestrial adventure invaders find your fate: jem knightmare marvel super heroes. The Old French Lancelot-Graal is an important but massive work, providing a place for King Arthur not only in the history of Britain but also in Christian history.

This new translation of one section, the Quest of the Holy Grail, will be a flexible addition to courses on medieval literature or notes and guides are designed to help readers enjoy the text while appreciating its.

Bethany soon joins Arthur in a quest to find the lost Book of Ewolda, the ancient manuscript telling the story of the cathedral’s founder. And when the future of the cathedral itself is threatened, Arthur and Bethany’s search takes on grave importance, leading the pair to discover secrets about the cathedral, about the Grail, and about /5(10).

Product Information. From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the first book in the Grail Series, now available in paperback--a spellbinding tale of a young man, a fearless archer, who sets out wanting to avenge his family's honor and winds up on a quest for the Holy Grail.4/5(1).

The Grail Quest book series by Bernard Cornwell includes books Harlequin, Vagabond, Heretic, and several more. See the complete Grail Quest series book list in. The Quest of the Holy Grail is the fourth of a set of five books commonly referred to as the Vulgate Cycle.

The Quest was written around by an unknown author and translated by Pauline Matarasso in This book follows different knights as they quest for the. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Grail Quest: The Archer's Tale No.

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One doesn't so much read it as experience it. And it's a downright uncanny experience. If the Holy Grail exists, here is your map to find it." Guardian, UK. Buy a cheap copy of Quest For The Grail book by Richard Rohr. Using the mythological investigations of Joseph Campbell and Robert Moore, Richard Rohr brings alive the ancient legends of knights and the search for King Arthur’s Free shipping over $/5(2).

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The legend of the Holy Grail is one of the most enduring in Western European literature and art. The Grail was said to be the cup of the Last Supper and at the Crucifixion. I really enjoyed this first book of the Grail Quest series; the reason for less than a 5-star rating is only because so far I don't like this series as much as the Saxon series.

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After the Holy Grail departs, Gawain gives thanks for the Grail's presence but complains that no one was able to see it (because it was covered). He announces his intention to embark on a quest in search of it, not to return until he has seen it. After Gawain's announcement.

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