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.
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...
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.Growing up in a...