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The Book of Merlyn by T.H. White: a short review

Interesting, and worth reading. But whoever cut this story out of The Once and Future King was right, as White’s tale really didn’t need further explication.

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The Once and Future King by TH White: a review

But the book is also full of contemporary (to White) references that I expect will age in ways which resemble Mallory’s–academics will recognize them, but casual readers may find them difficult, or even incomprehensible. Modern readers just don’t see the Nazis the same way my parents’ generation saw them, and the communist threat, for those who still fear it, has become quite different from the Cold War that dominated my childhood.

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