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The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights - John Steinbeck
The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141186306 (0141186305)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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La vita è un libro
La vita è un libro rated it
3.0 "Per molto tempo ho desiderato trasferire nella lingua di oggi le storie di Artù e dei suoi cavalieri..." John Steinbeck
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...
D3's Booklog
D3's Booklog rated it
4.0
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...
janeg
janeg rated it
The edition I have had the letters steinbeck wrote about his work on this book. Amazing. The book in itself is a curious thing.
tinasimms
tinasimms rated it
3.0 The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
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...
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words rated it
5.0
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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