This was a very descriptive story and the prose is very romantic.
The story itself has been told and retold in opera and whats present in this version is an embelishement of the english "Tristram" romance - much of which is lost.
One can sense the effort of will Hatto needed, to stop himself writing volumes more.
A golden oldie as far as I'm concerned. Readable in its own right,
and an excellent crib.
The earliest known forms of the legend of Tristan and his ill-fated love for the Irish princess Isolde date from around 1150. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Steven Davis
I purchased one that was a little more banged up and that's what I got! You can definitely tell it's used but I knew that before buying it and was expecting that, so there aren't... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Rhianna Antonopoulos
Forget Lancelot and Guenivere, Tristan and Isolde are the original Romeo and Juliet!
Gottfried caries on the romatic tradition and creates a love tringle between Isolde,... Read more
First off this is not a romance in the modern sense of the word. This is a story that was written long ago and is considered one of the best romance stories of all time. Read morePublished on November 17, 2003 by Kristi Ahlers