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SUMMARY The Idylls of the Queen: A Tale of Queen Guenevere

CHARACTERS ↠ The Idylls of the Queen: A Tale of Queen Guenevere Þ In The Idylls of the ueen Phyllis Ann Karr takes an incident the murder of Sir Patrise from Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur and creates an intelligent complex and fascinating mystery novel perfect for fans of historical mysteries of British legends Be held until her trial by combat If her knight champion wins Guenevere will be declared innocent and freed; if he loses she will be burned to death as a murderer She is unlikely to survive the trial Most of Britain's mightiest knights were at the dinner and therefore cannot fight for the ueen Her champion and secret lover the invincible Lancelot has vanished And as Sir Kay realizes trial by combat determines only is who is the better fighter not w. Here's an odd thing an Arthurian murder mystery It's based on an incident from Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur the death of Sir Patrise who dies after eating a poisoned apple at ueen Guenevere's dinner table When Guenevere is accused of the crime the loyal seneschal Sir Kay sets out to prove her innocence with Mordred as his companion of all people The investigation bogs down a little into a series of episodes with the knights and ladies visited by Kay and Mordred but it's still a good read particularly for the characters the sarcastic loyal Kay rarely a character who gets much screen time in Arthurian retellings; the bitter enigmatic Mordred; and the whole Orkney clan

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Ho is guilty Kay knows the ueen is innocent and an unsuspected murderer is loose in feud filled Camelot a murderer who intended to kill a person or persons other than the obscure knight Patrise and who is poised to kill again With the trial only days away Kay joins with the great knights Gawaine and Gareth and their half brother King Arthur's bastard son Mordred in two uests to find the missing Lancelot and to uncover the true murderer Cynthia Ward. For the Arthurian fan this is truly a delightful novel Tailored to fit exactly into the interstices of Malory's MORT DE ARTHUR it combines all the King Arthur characters with a vivid medieval setting and a close adherence to the chivalric ethos A small tour de force that should be much better known

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The Idylls of the Queen A Tale of Queen GuenevereIn The Idylls of the ueen Phyllis Ann Karr takes an incident the murder of Sir Patrise from Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur and creates an intelligent complex and fascinating mystery novel perfect for fans of historical mysteries of British legends and of fantasyueen Guenevere is giving a dinner to honor King Arthur's knights when one guest Sir Patrise falls dead of poison The dead man's cousin accuses the ueen of murder and she is taken away to. The Idylls of the ueen is one of my favorite if not my absolute favorite Arthurian novel Undoubtably this is due to the fact that it is told from the point of view of Sir Kay whom I always felt sorry for it's a elder sibling thing Karr however does know the medieval tradition upon which she is drawing If you have read the old Arthurian stories de Troyes Malory and so on there are wonderful gems in the off hand comments that some characters make If you haven't read any of the Arthurian stories upon which Karr draws it doesn't matter; the book is accessible to newbies The plot of the novel is a mystery taken from Arthurian tradition; Karr however puts Kay in the role of detective