The Quest of the Fair Unknown

The Quest of the Fair Unknown

eBook - 2008
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Having grown up in an isolated forest, Beaufils sets off for Camelot to find his father and winds up undertaking quests with Sirs Gawain and Gallahad, visiting various hermits, and traveling to the fairy world.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008, c2006.
ISBN: 9780547349978
0547349971
Characteristics: 1 online resource (264 p.)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive

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Tabaqui
Dec 23, 2016

Possibly the funniest of the series, especially with Beaufils' charming innocence. He and Terence are the two with the most insight into human character.

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peedub
Mar 15, 2016

My favorite of the series so far. Morris does more than tell the legends in a fluent narrative. In this book he once again weaves a post-modern thread about gender, religion and desire through the traditional story. Beaufils, the main character is an easy-going young man searching for something, maybe his father, maybe his real name. He signs on with each knight he meets and gets swept along in their adventures. My 9 year old son and I have been reading the entire series. We enjoyed trying to guess who his father was, and Morris kept us guessing right to the end. If you have the time, I recommend reading the series from the beginning. I am not sure it would be as good without that background.

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GuyN
Jun 02, 2012

Morris takes on the quest for the Holy Grail and other Arthurian stories with his usual gentle humor and preference for reason over violence.

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peedub
Mar 15, 2016

peedub thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 99

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