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Idylls of the King

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Idylls of the King, published between 1856 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom. The whole work recounts Arthur's attempt and failure to lift up mankind and create a perfect kingdom, from his coming to power to his death at the hands of the traitor Mordred. Individual poems detail the deeds of various knights, including Lancelot, Geraint, Galahad, and Balin and Balan, and also Merlin and the Lady of the Lake. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Idylls of the King, published between 1856 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom. The whole work recounts Arthur's attempt and failure to lift up mankind and create a perfect kingdom, from his coming to power to his death at the hands of the traitor Mordred. Individual poems detail the deeds of various knights, including Lancelot, Geraint, Galahad, and Balin and Balan, and also Merlin and the Lady of the Lake. (Summary by Wikipedia)
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Idylls of the King, published between 1856 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom. The whole work recounts Arthur's attempt and failure to lift up mankind and create a perfect kingdom, from his coming to power to his death at the hands of the traitor Mordred. Individual poems detail the deeds of various knights, including Lancelot, Geraint, Galahad, and Balin and Balan, and also Merlin and the Lady of the Lake. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

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Length:

9h 20m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

32:34


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

40:06


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

42:08


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

42:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

22:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

27:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

33:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

23:04


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

31:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

44:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

31:21


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:38


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

29:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

33:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

41:44


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

36:10


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

29:40