Lady Of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyLady Of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Lady Of Avalon

byMarion Zimmer Bradley

Paperback | June 1, 1998

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New York Times bestselling author Marion Zimmer Bradley brings the mesmerizing world of myth, romance and history to life in the spellbinding novel of epic grandeur!

Before the legend of King Arthur and Camelot, there was Avalon, a beautiful island of golden vales and silver mists. A land where the lives of three powerful priestesses shape the destiny of Roman Britian as they fight to regain the magic and traditions of a once gallant past...

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Marion Zimmer was born in Albany, NY, on June 3, 1930, and married Robert Alden Bradley in 1949. Mrs. Bradley received her B.A. in 1964 from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, then did graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1965-67.She was a science fiction/fantasy fan from her middle teens, and made he...
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Title:Lady Of AvalonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.02 × 6.01 × 1.03 inPublished:June 1, 1998Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved It This book is truly magickal. Hearing the Arthurian Legend from the women's perspective... and strong magickal pagan women no less!! So fantastic!.
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! Amazing story of Avalon from another perspective.
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lady of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley introduced me to the fantasy genre and Lady of Avalon is an excellent book to immerse yourself in. It is easy to read, with a wonderful story line.
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lady Of Avalon If you have read any other review that I have made you might have guessed I like Marion Zimmer Bradleys work.. I read the Lady of Avalon but as the times progressed It got a little confusing.. we see Gawen as Bradley potrays him and that is the one character that remains constant during the whole book. But when it finally "clicks" and I saw that it was Gawens spirit Re-Incarnated things made more sense to me.. all in all I loved the book and couldn't put it down. I am currently working my way through the Forest House and I hope that when I finish it more things make sense to me.
Date published: 1999-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lady of Avalon A triumphant conclusion to the series, this book bridges the gap between The Forest House and The Mists of Avalon. Written in three parts, each covers a different time period. Bradley makes her characters come alive. Each part of this book could have been a separate novel. Very well researched and beautifully written. This trilogy is a must for any historical fiction fan, whether you enjoy fantasy or not.
Date published: 1999-06-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lady of Avalon A great bridge between Forest House and The Mists of Avalon, lush in details about ancient religions and full of wonderful characters. I'd recommend to anyone interested in the history of Roman Britannia, with lots of Saxons and Druids. This story leads up to the time of King Arthur. Comparable to Melanie Rawn in character development and Anne Rice's Witching Hour for historical detail.
Date published: 1998-12-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lady of Avalon What a bore! The third book of the Avalon series, Bradley makes it seem as if it were only written to fulfill her contract. It lacked all the enthusiasm and charisma that defined Mists of Avalon and The Forest House. Both the writing and the storyline seem choppy and rushed.
Date published: 1998-10-28

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Lady of Avalon is the magical story of how a line of women laid the foundation of the fabled kingdom of Camelot. Caillean took priestesses with her to the island of Avalon to look after the heir to a mystic royal line. Dierna ensures safety for Avalon through political means, marrying an Avalon priestess to a Roman general, only to find that true love is less sure. Ana is the grandmother of the great king to come, but her daughter Viviane is also destined for greatness as the Lady of the Lake. Filled with rich detail, Marion Zimmer Bradley transports the reader to ancient times and places that reverberate with magic.