'Armitage rises to the challenge of translating this mysterious tale of chivalry, supernatural forces and seduction.' -- Sunday Times
'Crisp, fun and true to its original alliterative rhythm.' -- Sunday Herald
'It might even be the best translation of any poem I've ever seen.' -- Nicholas Lezard, Guardian Paperback Choice of the Week
'With deceptively simple lyricism and energy the poem sings from the page.'
A fantastic revival of an arthurian classic from on of Britain's foremost contemporary poets.