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ISBN: 1564784134 / ISBN-13: 9781564784131

The King

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In this novel, King Arthur is rediscovered - doing battle with the Nazis during the darkest period of World War II. Donald Barthelme is the author of ... Show synopsis

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  • The King (Dalkey Archive Press) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Donald Barthelme

    The King

    Trade paperback, Dalkey Archive Press
    2006
    English
    158 pages

    ISBN: 1564784134
    ISBN-13: 9781564784131

    In The King, a retelling of Le Morte D'Arthur, Donald Barthelme moves the chivalrous Knights of the Round Table to the cruelty of the Second World War. Dunkirk has fallen, Europe is at the breaking point, Ezra Pound and Lord Haw-Haw are poisoning the radio waves, Mordred has fled to Nazi Germany, and King Arthur and his worshipful Knights are deep in the fighting. When the Holy Grail presents itself -- which is, in this version, the atomic bomb, "a superweapon if you will, with which we can chastise and thwart the enemy" -- ... Show more

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