Book Reviews of Tristan and Iseult (Sunburst Book)

Tristan and Iseult (Sunburst Book)
Tristan and Iseult - Sunburst Book
Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN-13: 9780374479824
ISBN-10: 0374479828
Publication Date: 9/1/1991
Pages: 160
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Book Type: Paperback
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I enjoyed this retelling of the story - especially as Sutcliff decided not to include the love potion that Tristan and Iseult drink. I've never really liked that part of the story and feel that it takes away from the love they have for each other, so it was great to see the story work without it. The style of the writing felt very much as if I were reading a medieval epic at some points, which was nice at times but also a bit annoying at times since I was reading a modern book and not a medieval text.