The Sign Of the Grail
C.J.S. Hayward Publications
530 East Indiana, Wheaton, IL 60187-5562
9780615202198, $40.00, www.cjshayward.com
Down through the centuries, the Legend of King Arthur has been used as an icon for so many literary works in the western world. "The Sign of the Grail" is a collection of memorable literary works by C.J.S. Hayward centering around the Holy Grail and what it means to orthodox religion, as well as those who follow those teachings. Tackling diverse subjects such as iconography and an earthly paradise, he pulls no punches when dealing with many of the topics laid out through the legends. "The Sign of the Grail" is a unique, scholarly, and thorough examination of the Grail mythos, granting it a top recommendation for academia and the non-specialist general reader with an interest in these subjects. Also very highly recommended for personal, academic, and community library collections are C.J.S. Hayward's other deftly written and original literary works, essays, and commentaries compilations and anthologies: "Yonder" (9780615202174, $40.00); "Firestorm 2034" (9780615202167, $40.00); "A Cord Of Seven Strands" (9780615202174, $40.00); "The Steel Orb" (9780615193618, $40.00); "The Christmas Tales" (9780615193632, $40.00); and "Hayward's Unabridged Dictionary" (9780615193625, $40.00).
[The Midwest Book Review]