Connected to the legends of King Arthur
Attitude: Unobjectionable → Fairly Positive
12-year-old Arthur de Caldicot is the younger son of a lesser landowner in the Welsh Marches at the turn of the 13th century.
Firmly-rooted and very human take on 13th century life in England, mixed in with the story of the mythical Arthur. Simple, if sometimes superstitious, faith.
Arthurian, Friendship, Growing-Up, Historical, Magic
The Trewissick grail, found in [Over Sea, Under Stone] has been stolen.
Adventure, Arthurian, Magic
Will Stanton has a bout of hepatitis and is sent to Wales to recuperate.
Atmospheric story, merging everyday and magical worlds; everyday friendships amidst mysterious events
Attitude: Some Care Needed → Unobjectionable
Gwyna, escaping from raiders, is rescued by Merlin from the river and in turn helps him to deceive the impressionable warriors into believing in a Lady of the Lake, guardian of a mystical sword she bequeathes to Arthur.
Revisionist take on the Arthurian canon, suggesting the truth behind the magical elements of the stories. Slightly disturbing questions of sexual identity. Marital coldness and subsequent infidelity. Some brutal deaths and a little earthiness & indelicacy.
Arthurian, Growing-Up, Historical
The Drew family and their Great Uncle Merry are staying in a Cornish house on holiday when the children find an old map which seems to lead to some treasure buried "Over the sea and under the stone".
Straightforward adventure story, slightly dated; ordinary family life
Adventure, Arthurian, Family, Fantasy
Will, Bran and the Drews are gathered in Wales for the final part of the quest begun with the finding of the grail in Trewissick.
Awkward storyline; some nice set pieces; Good & Evil as two opposing forces
A story within a story: Bun, now 12 years old, tells a story of his blindness two years before, and of how a sword he found in a hole under their field led him to King Arthur's resting place and helped him recover his sight.
Arthurian, Coping with, Friendship, Mythical
The NICE, a scientific institute, has bought up Bragdon Wood, the land around a small university, and seems to have unlimited powers and support.
Arthurian, Classic, SciFi
Attitude: Take Care
Dan & Ursula have just escaped from Roman Britain and find themselves in Arthurian Britain a few centuries later.
Adventure, Arthurian, Historical, Magic, Time-Travel