The Arthurian legend of Camelot has been told many times, but never better than by Alfred Tennyson. Employing some of the most stirring and beautiful blank verse ever written, Tennyson crafted his version of the Knights of the Round Table over the course of nearly fifty years, completing it in 1885. Despite the length of time, Tennyson managed to maintain a high level of style and continuity throughout. His gift for sublime and evocative metaphor and simile has never been matched, and in this case has produced some of the most memorable lines of narrative poetry in the history of English literature.
This week, the audio book version of Alfred Tennyson's Idylls of the King has made it into the top 50 bestsellers in the Poetry category. You can legally download or stream this audio book and listen for free at Spotify, Deezer, and in high quality at Audible.
Idylls of the King
by Alfred Tennyson
Length: 12:31 h
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