Books of the Legends

Le Morte D'Arthur

Sir Thomas Malory

the English standard

Complete Works

Sir Thomas Malory

Arthurian Romances

Chretien de Troyes

the French tradition begins

Idylls of the King

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

the legends in rhyme

King Arthur & His Noble Knights

Howard Pyle

the children's friend

The Once & Future King

T.H. White

the modern standard

The Book of Merlyn

T.H. White

the unpublished final chapter

The Acts of King Arthur

and His Noble Knights

John Steinbeck

the American master's version

The New Arthurian Encyclopedia

Edited by Norris J. Lacy

This one compendium takes a lifetime

to fully comprehend

The Mists of Avalon

Marion Zimmer Bradley

the saga from the women's points of view

The Forest House Lady of Avalon

Marion Zimmer Bradley

the two books linking Roman Britain

to The Mists of Avalon

Merlin Trilogy

The Wicked Day

Mary Stewart

Mystery queen Stewart spins her own version,

including a final book from Mordred's POV

The Forever King

The Broken Sword

Molly Cochran & Warren Murphy

outstanding saga of the modern re-emergence


Isaac Asimov

Camelot Fantastic

Schimel, ed.

two excellent story collections

Black Horses for the King

Anne McCaffrey

Dragon queen's historical novel

Merlin's Bones

Fred Saberhagen

far-out modern re-emergence

The Return of Merlin

Deepak Chopra

Merlin (and Arthur) fight Mordred today

The Hallowed Isle

Diana Paxson

Book One: The Book of the Sword

Book Two: The Book of the Spear

Two wonderful books placing Arthur

and his legends firmly in the historical setting

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