Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Benedict Flynn
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Author: Benedict Flynn

Narrator: Jasper Britton

Unabridged: 2 hr 20 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Naxos

Published: 11/26/2007

Genre: Poetry - Medieval

Synopsis

A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur’s court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight – but at what cost? This new translation keeps all the poetic power of the original’s extraordinary alliteration. In doing so it brings the saga vividly to life, and in a manner that demands to be heard. One of the greatest stories of English literature from any period, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a magical medieval combination of the epic and the uncanny. A new verse translation by Benedict Flynn.

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