The Mists of Avalon - Avalon (Paperback)
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The Mists of Avalon - Avalon (Paperback)

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Paperback 1024 Pages / Published: 07/01/1993
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Breathing new life into the well-worn legend of Camelot, Bradley focuses on the women at the heart of the Arthurian Romance. Characters such as the sorceress Morgaine and Vivane, Avalon’s high priestess, are transformed from one dimensional ciphers into rounded, believable protagonists in a world where there is nothing as straightforward as absolute good or evil.

Here is the tragic tale of the rise and fall of Camelot - but seen through the eyes of Camelot's women: The devout Gwenhwyfar, Arthur's Queen; Vivane, High priestess of Avalon and the Lady of the Lake; above all, Morgaine, possessor of the sight, the wise, the wise-woman fated to bring ruin on them all...

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780140177190
Number of pages: 1024
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 43 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'[A] monumental reimagining of the Arthurian legends... Reading it is a deeply moving and at times uncanny experience... An impressive achievement.' - The New York Times Book Review

'Marion Zimmer Bradley has brilliantly and innovatively turned the myth inside out... add[ing] a whole new dimension to our mythic history.' -The San Francisco Chronicle

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“The Mists of Avalon”

This is such a fantastic book. I've read it 3 times now. It is so unusual to see a female perspective of the Arthur myth, it was refreshing. The characters are all three-dimensional, with their own wants,... More

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“A great read”

This is a brilliant book covering aspects of Arthurian legend from a female perspective. There is a rich level of detail regarding Avalon as well as ongoing themes throughout the book such as different ways of life... More

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