Sir Gawain and the Green Knight


A splendid new translation of the classic Arthurian tale of enchantment, adventure, and romance, presented alongside the original Middle English text. It is the height of Christmas and New Year s revelry when an enormous knight with brilliant green clothes and skin descends upon King Arthur s court. He presents a sinister challenge: he will endure a blow of the axe to his neck without offering any resistance, but whoever gives the blow must promise to take the same in exactly a year and a day s time. The young Sir Gawain ...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 2004, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375709920

Trade paperback

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 2003, Bloodaxe Books Ltd, Tyne and Wear

ISBN-13: 9781852246341

New edition