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T H White: The Once and Future King
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 6:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I remember enjoying it as a kid. I remember the meeting of Hood.

sad that many seem to be saying it would not hold up nowadays.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I will continue with it .......Some times I just need really light easy reading material and it does thus far seem to hit that particular brief.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's a fair read, far more tolerable to me than Tennyson's Idylls of the King.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I read TOAFK a few years ago. "Whimsical" is the word I would use.

Although I am not crazy about other books by Stephen Lawhead, his Merlin was exquisite.

Also, I adore the made-for-TV Merlin starring Sam Neal, Isabella Rosselini, Martin Short, Miranda Richardson, etc. (The sequel, Merlin's Apprentice, was a sad piece of crap, however.)
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I liked his "Silverhand" Not sure I ever finished the series though.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

All changed in the second book The Witch in The Wood. Here an element of casual cruelty entered the work that I find entirely distasteful. I could not think of such things without revulsion, and would never write them .......and certainly won't read them! The book goes into the bin.

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