They are names to conjure with: Sir Galahad, Sir Launcelot, Queen Guenevere -- rising here alongside names of mythic heroes whose tales have been too-long forgotten: Sir Peredur, Sir Geraint, and the Fair Maiden of Astolat . . .
Beatrice Clay's "Stories" brings together the works of Thomas Malory, who penned the classic "Morte d'Arthur," and Charlotte Guest, whose translations of ancient Welsh tales helped inspire Tennyson's poetic masterpiece, "The Idylls of the King,"
Clay's retelling of Arthurian tales remain as vibrant today as when they first became a popular success eighty years ago.