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    The Once and Future King (Complete Classics) (CD-Audio) By (author) T. H. White, Read by Neville Jason

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    DescriptionThis is the complete box set of T. H. White's epic fantasy novel of the Arthurian legend. The novel is made up of five parts: The Sword in the Stone, The Witch in the Wood, The Ill-Made Knight, The Candle in the Wind and The Book of Merlyn. Merlyn instructs the Wart (Arthur) and his brother Sir Kay in the ways of the world. One of them will need it - the King has died leaving no heir, and a rightful one must be found by pulling a sword from an anvil resting on a stone. In the second and third parts of the novel, Arthur has become King and the kingdom is threatened from the north. In the final two books, the ageing king faces his greatest challenge, when his own son threatens to overthrow him. In The Book of Merlyn, Arthur's tutor Merlyn reappears, and teaches him that, even in the face of apparent ruin, there is hope.

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    The Once and Future King
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) T. H. White, Read by Neville Jason
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 136 mm
    Thickness: 102 mm
    Weight: 898 g
    ISBN 13: 9789626349014
    ISBN 10: 9626349018

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: TRD
    BIC subject category V2: YFJ
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    B&T General Subject: 350
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51300
    Ingram Subject Code: JK
    Libri: I-JK
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000, FIC009000, FIC009020
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    Publication date
    02 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Hong Kong
    Review quote
    Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award 2009: 'What pleasures await in this exceptional production of T.H. White's classic retelling of the tales of King Arthur and Sir Kay and Merlin and the Sword and Round Table in magical once-upon-a-time England. For those who have never read these five books, prepare to be surprised by their adultness, their laugh-out-loud humor and tongue-in-cheek commentary on modern life; for those who know them well, prepare to be delighted with Neville Jason's transcendent reading. The lovely timbre of his narrative voice, his rhythmic, easy pacing and host of individual characterizations transport listeners into White's weird and wonderful otherworld as quickly as Alice slipped through the looking glass. This long production is so entrancing that one wishes it would never end. The beautiful packaging and helpful notes add to the satisfaction.' - A.C.S., AudioFile