Parzival: The Quest for the Holy Grail
The story of Parzival is one of the great classics of the previous millennium. It is the colorful tale of the time of knights, filled with romance, love and, adventure.
David Newbatt’s illustrations in this book bring a refreshing, vivid, and direct interpretation of Parzival’s quest for the Holy Grail, while the text gives a brief, clear, and concise introduction to some of the many characters and events portrayed in this epic tale.
Parzival is a great story for reading by the fireside, but it is also a deep and intense piece of literature. It portrays an individual’s archetypal biography, which still speaks to us today as we pursue our own search for the modern Grail Temple.
Recommended for all ages from 15 years and up.
The story is written as a series of 16 adventures, and David has illustrated each adventure with 7 images. The detailed images shown here are from the first of each group of 7 illustrations.
This lavish edition is highly recommended … a great gift that will be treasured for years to come.
About the Author
David Newbatt is an artist and teacher who lives and works at a Camphill Community for young adults with special needs in Aberdeen, Scotland. He also teaches art at the Aberdeen Waldorf School. David works in a wide variety of mediums, mainly watercolors, pastels, and acrylics. He has illustrated various books, including a story by Novalis, the poem of Olaf Åsteson, and Goethe’s fairy tale. He is also a prolific mural painter. His works have been exhibited throughout Europe.