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