Posted by: A. C. Cockerill | December 1, 2011

Book Recommendation: Romance – Howard Pyle

Fiction or Nonfiction:  Fiction

Type:  Romantic tales of King Arthur and his knights

Author: Howard Pyle (1853–1911)

Title:  “The Story of King Arthur and His Knights”

Why:  “The Story of King Arthur and His Knights” captures the mystical essence of these timeless and beloved tales. When buying a copy of this 1902 classic, be sure the version is truly unabridged and includes Howard Pyle’s magnificent illustrations. For more information on Howard Pyle, check out .

Recommended for Book Clubs:  Absolutely.


  1. Looks terrific.
    I’m currently reading Sharon Kay Penman’s, Lion Heart.
    thanks for this addition to my list.

    • Hi Sandy, I hope you’ll like Howard Pyle’s version of the tales. His version introduced me to King Arthur. Also, the detailed illustrations are as important as the story–not to be missed. Cheers, Ashley

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