Le gesta di re Artù e dei suoi nobili cavalieri
Publish date: January 1st 2002
Publisher: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli
Pages no: 349
Edition language: Italian
Avvicinarsi a Steinbeck partendo da quest'opera non è stata probabilmente un'idea brillante. L'ho iniziata sulla scia del ricordo di film come 'La spada nella roccia' di Walt Disney, Excalibur di John Boorman e del mito di Artù, Merlino, Morgana, Lancillotto e Ginevra che da sempre ho amato, ma non...
Is it wrong that this was the first book by Steinbeck that I’ve read? Certainly it is the kind of book one probably wouldn’t have even expected this author to have written. Known for his brooding meditations on the harsh life of the American experience in the mid-20th century, a translation/re-worki...
The edition I have had the letters steinbeck wrote about his work on this book. Amazing. The book in itself is a curious thing.
Many people who have reviewed this say this is an unfinished, oversimplified version of Le Morte d'Arthur. It was Steinbeck's final novel, and he died before it's completion, so it is unfinished. But to his credit, Steinbeck's Arthurian novel does break down some of the heavier subjects in other Art...
Warning. I am a nerd. So while I loved this book immensely, people who generally read my reviews might feel differently about this book than I do, since Arthurian history is one of my passions. So I wouldn’t trust my word for it on whether or not any reader of this review will end up liking it as mu...
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