The fisher king

a novel by Anthony Powell

Publisher: University of Chicago Press in Chicago [Ill.]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Anthony Powell.
SeriesPhoenix fiction
LC ClassificationsPR6031.O74 F57 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3305022M
ISBN 100226677001
LC Control Number2004048029

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The king was saved by a passing fool who gives him a drink of water; the cup he uses is the Grail itself and the king is revived. Sep 27,  · A touching yet humorous tale, THE FISHER KING brings together amongst the best performances given by Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges, as well as Terry Gilliam's finest directorial effort.

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