Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: with Pearl and Sir Orfeo Free Audiobook Download by J.R.R. Tolkien

A classic work of medieval allegory and moral tale, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight has been translated into many languages. In the story, a green knight challenges the hero Sir Gawain to a test of skill in return for lifting the Green Knight's head from his body. The story is told from the perspective of three main narrators: Pearl, King Arthur's daughter; Sir Orfeo, who was granted immortality by God; and Arthur himself.

This is one of the most famous and widely studied works from the Middle Ages. A knight who has been battling with a fearsome green-eyed giant arrives at a castle that he believes is haunted. Sir Gawain agrees to enter the castle, and within seconds he meets a mysterious white-haired lady who takes him on an extraordinary journey through time and space. Along with his loyal squire, they explore this complex work of art populated by other fascinating characters.

The Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: with Pearl and Sir Orfeo narrated by ['Terry Jones'] audiobook download is a story about two medieval knights who are summoned to Arthur's court for a contest. The contest is a challenge in which the knight who can draw his opponent's blood without being struck has honor, but if he/she draws blood then the other knight must die. Luckily, one of them has a magical sword named 'Pearl' that never needs sharpening.

Sir Gawain is a young man of the aristocracy, and he has to go on a quest with Sir Orfeo, who was Pearl's father. On their journey they go through a lot of places and encounters many different people. They travel in good faith, but they are making the wrong decisions because they are trusting the wrong companions.

Sir Gawain is a knight who's just come out of training. He has been instructed in all the skills necessary to be an effective knight, but he still needs some practice to perfect his fighting skill. One day while riding in the greenwood, he overhears some knights discussing their upcoming joust and decides to enter. Sir Gawain ends up taking part in the tournament, but before long he finds himself hit by a spear and knocked off his horse, leaving him for dead on the gloomy forest floor

A man known as Sir Gawain, a knight of King Arthur's Round Table, is sent on a mission to find out more about the Green Knight. Gawain rides out of Camelot and ends up at the court of his old friend Pearl. When he arrives, Pearl tells him that he must go to the Green Chapel, which is in an ancient forest and has been for many years. Once there, Gawain enters a strange room where he meets the Green Knight who challenges him to a fight. If Gawain wins, then the Green Knight will release him from this life-long oath; if Gawain loses, he must go forth with him into death.

Published Date 2006-05-19
Duration 4 hours 24 minutes
Author J.R.R. Tolkien
Narrated Terry Jones
(2 Reviews)
Abridged No
Is It Free? 30-days Free
Category Fiction & Literature
Parent Category Poetry, Europe

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