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  • Bibliography:
    12 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    January 1938
  • Latest Book:
    April 2021
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T H White
(Terence Hanbury White)
(1906 - 1964)

aka James Aston

Terence Hanbury White was a British author best known for his famous retelling of the Arthurian legends in The Once and Future King. He was educated at Cheltenham College and Cambridge. He later became a teacher and was appointed Head of Stowe school. The school grounds were to inspire the setting for Mistress Masham's Repose which he wrote in 1947.

Full Series List in Order

Once and Future King

1 - The Once and Future King (1939)
2 - The Sword in the Stone (Jan-1938)
3 - The Book of Merlyn (Sep-1977)

Book List in Order: 12 titles

  • The Sword And The Stone recreates, against the background of magnificent pageantry and dark magic that was medieval England, the education and training of young King Arthur, who was to become the greatest of Britain's legendary rulers.

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    The whole world knows and loves this book. It is the magical epic of King Arthur and his shining Camelot; of Merlyn and Owl and Guinevere; of beasts who talk and men who fly, of wizardry and war. It is the book of all things lost and wonderful and sa...

  • An orphan discovers the secret world of Gulliver’s Travels in this kids classic from the author of The Once and Future King -- for readers ages 9-12. “One of the finest, most magical and extraordinary children’s books ever written.” -- Ann...

  • “THERE’S AN ANGEL IN THE CHIMNEY!”Mrs. O’Callaghan had come up with some pretty farfetched notions, but when she came running to Mr. White with this announcement, he was convinced she’d lost all touch with reality. Yet when the sensible Eng...

  • This magnificent fantasy of the last days of King Arthur, his faithful magician and his animal teachers, completes the tragedy and romance of THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING....

  • Johnnie was a teenager.He only wanted to do what most teenagers do.But one day a man who was supposed to be the Sheriff, wasn't.He attacked Johnnie, kidnapping his mother.Just like that Johnnie's life became a nightmare as he became a teen on the run...

  • One of the most inventive and charming retellings of the Arthurian legend, The Candle in the Wind and The Book of Merlyn make up the final part of The Once and Future King.In these last two books, the aging king faces the greatest challenge of his re...

  • Lancelot, despite being the bravest of the knights, is ugly, and ape-like, so that he calls himself the Chevalier mal fet - The Ill-Made Knight. As a child, Lancelot loved King Arthur and spent his entire childhood training to be a knight of the roun...

  • Described by T.H. White as a study in claustrophobia and fear. Police Inspector Buller is called upon to investigate two mysterious deaths in a Cambridge College. The Inspector is able to solve the mystery, but cannot find sufficient evidence to conv...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

T.H. White has published 12 books.

T.H. White does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Darkness at Pemberley, was published in April 2021.

The first book by T.H. White, The Sword in the Stone, was published in January 1938.

Yes. T.H. White has 1 series.