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9781858813981

Arthur: At the Crossing Places

Arthur: At the Crossing Places

by Kevin Crossley-Holland

Publisher Orion

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January 2000: Arthur de Caldicot arrives at Holt to be squire to Lord Stephen and accompany him on crusade. It is an exciting and bewildering time for him as he finds a warhorse, is fitted with armour, and improves his fighting skills. He dreads a confrontation with his blood-father, the violent Sir William, and dreams of finding his true mother; he discovers girls including the vivacious Winnie de Verdon whom he rescues from burning to death; he has to deal with the aftermath of a murder; he sees the sea for the first time, sails to France and finally takes the Cross. And meanwhile these events are reflected in his seeing stone, in stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Packed with incident, wonderful characters, and fascinating historical detail, and interwoven with brilliant retellings of Arthurian legends, this is a glorious follow-up to The Seeing Stone.

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About the Author

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin John William Crossley-Holland is an English translator, children's author and poet. His best known work is probably the Arthur trilogy, for which he won the Guardian Prize and other recognition. Crossley-Holland won the annual Carnegie Medal for his 1985 novella Storm.

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