THE WITCH IN THE WOOD by T. H. White
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THE WITCH IN THE WOOD

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A second sleight of hand with olden times, a mixture of modernisms, fantasy, knowledge of medieval life and lore, and intriguing inventiveness in the tradition of The Sword and The Stone. Here are many parallel stories, that of Arthur, now King, learning the answer to the question of Might versus Right, and forming his Round Table; that of the Witch in the Wood, Morgause, whose husband, King Lot, is away fighting Arthur and whose four sons are brought up to hate Arthur; that of Sir Grummore Grummursum and King Pellinore, in love with the daughter of the King of Flanders, etc. There is less natural history than in the first book, and very little magicking, but it is equally delightful.

Pub Date: Nov. 3rd, 1939
Publisher: Putnam