Lady of Avalon

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Lady of Avalon

Format:  Paperback,

456 pages

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Publish Date: Dec 2007

ISBN-13: 9780451461810

ISBN-10: 0451461819

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Set in the time before King Arthur, this novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley brings the mesmerizing world of Avalon brilliantly to life with epic grandeur-telling the story of three remarkable women who alter the fortunes of Roman Britain as they fight to reclaim the magic and traditions of a once glorious past...

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Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publish Date: Dec 2007
ISBN-13: 9780451461810
ISBN-10: 0451461819
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 456
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.5
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 4.0 x 6.75 x 1.25

About the author

Biography of Bradley, Marion Zimmer

Marion Zimmer Bradley is a science-fiction and fantasy writer, novelist, and editor. She was born in Albany, New York on June 3, 1930. Bradley attended the New York State College for Teachers from 1946 to 1948. She earned a B.A. from Hardin Simmons University in 1964. Bradley did graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley from 1965 to 1967. Bradley sold her first story to Fantastic Amazing Stories as part of an amateur fiction contest.

She sold her first professional story to Vortex Science Fiction in 1952. Her novels include The Sword of Aldones and The Planet Savers. Both novels were set on Darkover, the setting for more than 20 subsequent Bradley novels. Bradley also wrote The Mists of Avalon, a reworking of the King Arthur legend with more emphasis on the female characters. She used the same approach with The Firebrand, which was based on The Iliad. In addition to writing more than 85 books, Bradley was the editor of an annual anthology for DAW Books, as well as the editor of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine. Bradley died in 1999.

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Review by Library Journal (1997-05-15)

This three-part fantasy, set in Roman-occupied Britain, creates the link between The Forest House and The Mists of Avalon and should satisfy fans of both those books. Spanning almost 400 years, it tells the stories of the high priestesses and ladies of Avalon. Recommended for fantasy collections. [Previewed in Prepub Alert, LJ 2/1/97.]

Book description

Set in the time before King Arthur, this novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley brings the mesmerizing world of Avalon brilliantly to life with epic grandeur-telling the story of three remarkable women who alter the fortunes of Roman Britain as they fight to reclaim the magic and traditions of a once glorious past.

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Rated 5 out of 5★ by 4reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great book! Anyone that loves Marion Zimmer Bradley's Mist of Avalon will enjoy this story of Avalon, prior to King Arthur :) 01/03/2009
Rated 5 out of 5★ by awesome awesome book 02/13/2014
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