|of Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady. In this medieval legend, one of King Arthur's knights can save his king's life only by discovering a woman's greatest desire.
In Ravenna, this storyput into a timeless Appalachian settingbecomes a parable in which a boy must turn to nature to find an answer that will give him what he wants most in the world. But in the end, his greatest challenge is living by what he has learned. This simple story with its haunting, iconic illustrations can provide joy and inspiration to anyone at any stage of life.