Parsifal's Page

Parsifal's Page

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Piers is desperate to become a page to escape the dirty, tedious labour of his father's blacksmith shop. So when a knight arrives announcing that he's on "the quest", Piers begs to go along. Off on a series of adventures he never dreamed possible, Piers and the knight quickly run into difficulties. The knight is slain by Parsifal who is on a quest of his own. Parsifal is unlike anyone Piers has ever met. He doesn't behave in a knightly fashion at all. Slowly, Piers realizes that being a knight has nothing to do with shining armour and winning jousts. And, as their journey continues, they find that to achieve their quest they must learn more than knighthood: they must learn about themselves. It is a tour de force of humour, action, magic, and true more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 322g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • illus
  • 0753410087
  • 9780753410080
  • 1,721,398

About Gerald Morris

Gerald Morris has written four titles in the highly-acclaimed The Squire's Tales series. In addition to writing he also serves as pastor of a church and teaches theology. As a child, Morris read voraciously, but mostly bad Western novels. Years later, when he discovered the ancient tales of King Arthur and realized what a good thing he had been missing all those years, he decided to retell those stories for the next generation. Gerald lives in Wisconsin, USA with his wife and three more

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