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WHITE, T.H.: Once and Future King (The) (Unabridged)


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Category: Classic Fiction
Reader(s):
Jason, Neville
Catalogue No.: NAX90112
ISBN No.: 9789626349014
Total Playing Time: 32:58:32

Track Details

Disc 1

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 The Sword in the Stone 00:00:31
2 Chapter 1 00:06:13
3 So it was decided. 00:07:28
4 The Mews was one of the most important parts of the castle… 00:06:42
5 Chapter 2 00:05:52
6 The night fell still… 00:05:36
7 There was a clearing in the forest… 00:06:45
8 The Wart went over to the tree… 00:06:31
9 Chapter 3 00:06:30
10 Merlyn had a long white beard… 00:06:44
11 The Wart was so startled… 00:07:00
12 The vanity-glass vanished… 00:07:17

Disc 2

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 4 00:07:35
2 Chapter 5 00:06:24
3 People in those days had rather different ideas… 00:06:09
4 They crossed the courtyard… 00:06:45
5 The Wart was on an even keel now… 00:05:15
6 Mrs. Roach held out a languid fin… 00:05:08
7 The Wart looked, and at first saw nothing… 00:06:40
8 Chapter 6 00:06:09
9 Kay was frightened by this… 00:06:28
10 The gore-crow hastened to obey… 00:06:58
11 The Wart knew he was probably going to be killed… 00:06:35
12 Instantly Mother Mim was framed in the lighted doorway… 00:06:40

Disc 3

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 It ought perhaps to be explained… 00:07:57
2 Chapter 7 00:06:36
3 The day was cooler than it had been… 00:07:04
4 While this incantation was going on… 00:05:27
5 Sir Grummore Grummursum was cantering up… 00:06:39
6 With a blood-curdling beat of iron hoofs… 00:07:38
7 King Pellinore hurriedly sat on his victim's chest… 00:06:58
8 Chapter 8 00:06:08
9 'What a shame that they should be kept prisoners…' 00:06:11
10 The darkness became watered with light… 00:06:40
11 All the hawks… 00:06:31

Disc 4

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 'Life is blood…' 00:07:26
2 Chapter 9 00:05:58
3 There seemed to be no sensible reply to this. 00:05:30
4 The Wart was still staring at his tutor's chair… 00:06:16
5 Chapter 10 00:07:03
6 They went to the man cautiously… 00:07:02
7 At the moment he was lying on his back… 00:05:24
8 The Wart thought it was time to ask… 00:06:27
9 Chapter 11 00:06:04
10 After the staff lecture… 00:05:37
11 It was about compline… 00:06:12
12 They were close to the castle… 00:05:45

Disc 5

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 12 00:06:39
2 The Wart did not know quite how to put it… 00:06:46
3 She waved her apron at the sergeant… 00:07:20
4 Chapter 13 00:05:50
5 Some people say that snakes are deaf… 00:06:49
6 'I know some history' said the Wart… 00:05:10
7 He was timid, ruminant and harmless… 00:07:14
8 Once upon a time… 00:08:01
9 Chapter 14 00:04:56
10 This is what the letter said… 00:06:05
11 Another thing was the riot… 00:05:11

Disc 6

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 15 00:05:45
2 William Twyti was called for… 00:06:46
3 Chapter 16 00:05:55
4 He weighed between ten and twenty score… 00:07:03
5 Wart had lost the panicky feeling… 00:07:45
6 In a small bushment the grim boar stood at bay… 00:06:01
7 So King Pellinore was bent over the dead beast… 00:05:55
8 Chapter 17 00:05:32
9 'Another thing I like about them,' said the Wart 00:05:54
10 'Well, you know quite well,' said Merlyn… 00:05:28
11 Chapter 18 00:05:47
12 'Do you like it?' asked the owl… 00:06:23

Disc 7

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 It was a long and terrible journey… 00:04:43
2 People don't think of trees as alive… 00:08:01
3 The Wart watched… 00:08:10
4 Chapter 19 00:05:40
5 Being invisible is not so pleasant as it sounds… 00:06:19
6 They had become interested in this discussion… 00:07:44
7 'I think that was a very good wreath…' 00:07:59
8 There was a distant noise… 00:07:43
9 Chapter 20 00:05:23
10 The education of any civilized gentleman… 00:06:39

Disc 8

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 21 00:05:13
2 The call sounded from far away… 00:05:34
3 'I don't want to hear it any more…' 00:05:27
4 With these words… 00:06:41
5 The old gentleman scratched about… 00:07:14
6 Chapter 22 00:07:26
7 King Pellinore closed his eyes tight… 00:06:49
8 Chapter 23 00:06:12
9 When he got to the inn it was closed. 00:06:26
10 A snake slipping easily along the coping… 00:06:05
11 Chapter 24 00:06:06

Disc 9

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 THE WITCH IN THE WOOD 00:00:22
2 Chapter 1 00:06:18
3 When King Uther Pendragon learned… 00:05:40
4 Queen Morgause of Lothian and Orkney… 00:05:56
5 Chapter 2 00:05:49
6 The magician uncurled his beard… 00:06:25
7 'Well,' said Merlyn… 00:05:19
8 Chapter 3 00:07:05
9 Arthur interrupted him… 00:06:34
10 Chapter 4 00:05:23
11 'But supposing,' said Kay… 00:05:02
12 Chapter 5 00:05:46

Disc 10

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 'Well, begor, it was a fine state of business…' 00:08:00
2 It was a strange scene that they presented… 00:08:45
3 Chapter 6 00:05:58
4 'Very well. But the funny thing is… ' 00:05:10
5 Chapter 7 00:07:44
6 They examined the club carefully… 00:06:30
7 They made him turn the vellum… 00:06:57
8 She dried her tears at once. 00:05:21
9 The unicorn's legs stretched out… 00:05:32
10 Gareth stopped crying… 00:05:36

Disc 11

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 8 00:05:24
2 'Apropos of this Table,' said Merlyn. 00:03:42
3 Chapter 9 00:05:08
4 On the second day… 00:06:17
5 The Queen had recognized the impossible. 00:06:22
6 As Gareth came in… 00:07:05
7 'She's stupid,' said the King. 00:08:20
8 Well, he thought… 00:08:16
9 Chapter 10 00:08:21

Disc 12

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 11 00:07:29
2 With this the unfortunate… 00:06:20
3 As they drew nearer… 00:06:49
4 Chapter 12 00:06:12
5 Arthur began with an atrocity… 00:04:34
6 The Charges began with the growing day… 00:08:16
7 Chapter 13 00:05:45
8 Inside the castle… 00:04:29
9 Chapter 14 00:07:33
10 After the marriage came… 00:08:09

Disc 13

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 THE ILL-MADE KNIGHT 00:00:16
2 Chapter 1 00:07:13
3 Chapter 2 00:06:48
4 Three years may seem a long time… 00:07:03
5 Chapter 3 00:06:20
6 The young lady with the plucked eyebrows… 00:06:16
7 Chapter 4 00:06:00
8 Lancelot threw his spear… 00:06:09
9 It was the second half of summer… 00:06:24
10 Chapter 5 00:04:32
11 The Roman war was a complicated business… 00:04:58
12 Chapter 6 00:04:00

Disc 14

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 7 00:07:40
2 Lancelot was still asleep… 00:06:38
3 Merry England in Pendragon's time… 00:06:31
4 When he had got the man to bed… 00:05:24
5 In the forest of the apple tree… 00:05:27
6 The riding was the whole thing. 00:05:58
7 Chapter 8 00:06:28
8 When the hawk was safely rescued… 00:07:30
9 Lancelot grew white about the nostrils. 00:05:35
10 Chapter 9 00:05:17

Disc 15

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 The King put his head in his hands… 00:05:17
2 Chapter 10 00:05:34
3 Chapter 11 00:05:21
4 The people formed in a procession… 00:05:58
5 Chapter 12 00:05:50
6 The butler read the paper. 00:06:35
7 Chapter 13 00:08:27
8 Chapter 14 00:04:57
9 One day my brother asked… 00:04:53
10 Chapter 15 00:05:16
11 Chapter 16 00:07:28

Disc 16

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Arthur's feelings completed the misery… 00:07:19
2 Chapter 17 00:06:21
3 Chapter 18 00:07:22
4 Chapter 19 00:06:40
5 'I was coming to that… ' 00:05:49
6 Chapter 20 00:04:36
7 'He is deaf and dumb,' said the King. 00:04:20
8 Chapter 21 00:08:47
9 Chapter 22 00:05:27
10 It had been arranged… 00:04:19
11 Chapter 23 00:08:37

Disc 17

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 24 00:04:46
2 'Lancelot,' she said one morning… 00:05:59
3 Chapter 25 00:06:46
4 The world had been expected to end… 00:08:25
5 Chapter 26 00:05:24
6 Lancelot looked at him in consternation. 00:04:30
7 Chapter 27 00:08:11
8 It is something like idleness… 00:07:12
9 Chapter 28 00:05:30
10 'Thing a bit. The man's a vegetarian… ' 00:06:38
11 When Michaelmas was gone and past… 00:05:29

Disc 18

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 29 00:06:56
2 'Poor Bors. I hope he was not… ' 00:07:11
3 'I had better finish my story,' he said… 00:03:38
4 Chapter 30 00:06:09
5 'Perhaps I had better tell you… ' 00:05:04
6 'Percy was so ashamed of himself…' 00:05:42
7 Chapter 31 00:07:39
8 Chapter 32 00:05:52
9 Lancelot considered his cup. 00:05:58
10 'Well, the lady was not talking to me.' 00:05:54

Disc 19

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 'I confessed, then, 'he said eventually… 00:05:38
2 Chapter 33 00:05:18
3 Guenever complained… 00:05:08
4 Chapter 34 00:05:59
5 Guenever's central tragedy… 00:06:29
6 Chapter 35 00:06:13
7 Chapter 36 00:06:51
8 Unfortunately there were other people… 00:04:36
9 Chapter 37 00:05:51
10 The ill-made knight was not involved… 00:06:48
11 Chapter 38 00:08:32

Disc 20

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 39 00:04:51
2 'Lance,' she said before the tournament… 00:04:50
3 Chapter 40 00:04:38
4 Chapter 41 00:04:46
5 A third straw in the wind… 00:06:02
6 Chapter 42 00:05:02
7 'How dare you say it was a knight… ' 00:05:31
8 Chapter 43 00:04:36
9 'What is the matter?' asked Lancelot. 00:04:25
10 Chapter 44 00:05:05
11 Chapter 45 00:08:29
12 Do you think it would be fine… 00:08:23

Disc 21

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 THE CANDLE IN THE WIND 00:00:28
2 Chapter 1 00:05:42
3 Agravaine said: 'Mordred…' 00:05:49
4 Mordred looked at him. 00:07:29
5 Chapter 2 00:06:30
6 Mordred heard his own voice 00:05:42
7 Chapter 3 00:07:30
8 Such had been the surprisingly modern civilisation… 00:07:24
9 As Malory pictures him… 00:07:22
10 He would have called himself… 00:07:51
11 Chapter 4 00:05:58

Disc 22

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 She relented… 00:06:00
2 But Arthur was the touching one of the three. 00:05:51
3 'Perhaps you didn't know… ' 00:07:28
4 'Cut the sniveller's head off…' 00:06:47
5 Chapter 5 00:07:52
6 Arthur, who had come pattering… 00:08:21
7 Agravaine entered the conversation… 00:08:12
8 Chapter 6 00:08:43
9 Chapter 7 00:06:02

Disc 23

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 He slid the wooden beam… 00:05:29
2 The handle which lifted the latch… 00:06:15
3 He put his shoulder… 00:06:01
4 Chapter 8 00:06:23
5 He broke down… 00:07:03
6 The other turned his back… 00:07:05
7 They were beginning their unprofessional petition… 00:07:10
8 Gawaine's enthusiasm had evaporated… 00:07:04
9 Chapter 9 00:05:24
10 In the silence… 00:04:57
11 She left the fireplace… 00:05:42

Disc 24

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 10 00:08:17
2 His sarcasms were as easy… 00:05:54
3 It was noticed… 00:05:41
4 The ill-made knight turned… 00:05:57
5 'The Queen shall come back to him… ' 00:04:50
6 Chapter 11 00:06:22
7 Guenever sat for some time… 00:06:21
8 'They did used to talk… ' 00:06:33
9 People write tragedies… 00:06:08
10 'What do you want?' 00:06:47

Disc 25

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 12 00:07:11
2 'He was fond of our mother.' 00:07:21
3 Chapter 13 00:06:54
4 'He met Arthur at Dover… ' 00:06:44
5 Chapter 14 00:06:46
6 The wars of his early days… 00:06:40
7 The blessing of forgetfulness… 00:06:43
8 Another worn-out circle… 00:06:01
9 'Put it like this.' 00:05:28
10 'You will say to them…' 00:05:42

Disc 26

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 THE BOOK OF MERLYN: Chapter 1 00:06:45
2 'There's a description for you.' 00:07:59
3 Chapter 2 00:07:12
4 'I am ready,' he said 00:07:19
5 Chapter 3 00:05:16
6 In Cornwall they halted… 00:06:05
7 The combination room had changed… 00:06:47
8 'The trouble is,' said Archimedes… 00:04:40
9 The Badger, it may be mentioned… 00:04:47
10 'Stupid!' cried the magician 00:05:23
11 Chapter 4 00:03:02
12 Chapter 5 00:06:21

Disc 27

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 'You should read Lamb's letter… ' 00:05:51
2 'Go on, if you must.' 00:05:23
3 Chapter 6 00:05:10
4 'Perhaps I have painted a dark picture of the humans.' 00:05:17
5 Chapter 7 00:07:25
6 The new ant put down its cadaver… 00:06:43
7 Chapter 8 00:06:22
8 Chapter 9 00:06:22
9 Chapter 10 00:04:38
10 'The ants fight wars.' 00:04:51
11 Chapter 11 00:05:00
12 It was true indeed… 00:05:04
13 Chapter 12 00:05:31

Disc 28

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 He began to feel an uneasiness in himself. 00:04:48
2 Chapter 13 00:05:21
3 When it had sunk in she left him… 00:05:27
4 Remembering the queen ants… 00:07:46
5 Chapter 14 00:06:40
6 One of the peaks of the migration… 00:05:23
7 Chapter 15 00:04:15
8 The nest-making enthralled her… 00:05:04
9 Chapter 16 00:05:16
10 'Of course the owners of private property… ' 00:06:47
11 'Man might become migratory.' 00:05:37
12 Chapter 17 00:05:48

Disc 29

The Once and Future King (Unabridged) 32:58:32
1 Chapter 18 00:06:21
2 All the beauty of his humans… 00:06:47
3 Chapter 19 00:05:58
4 'Sir, there are a great many things…' 00:06:12
5 'Number 4…' 00:07:16
6 'The committee has suggested… ' 00:05:21
7 The animals read them out in turn. 00:06:01
8 '10,000 years from now… ' 00:06:31
9 Chapter 20 00:07:40
10 'Ipse' says a medieval poem… 00:06:56
11 Then there are the Irish… 00:07:36