the mists of avalon

by Marion Zimmer Bradley

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Book 21 of 91 in the Books That Will Blow Your Mind
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In Marion Zimmer Bradley's masterpiece, we see the tumult and adventures of Camelot's court through the eyes of the women who bolstered the king's rise and schemed for his fall. From their childhoods through the ultimate fulfillment of their destinies, we follow these women and the diverse cast of characters that surrounds them as the great Arthurian epic unfolds stunningly before us. As Morgaine and Gwenhwyfar struggle for control over the fate of Arthur's kingdom, as the Knights of the Round Table take on their infamous quest, as Merlin and Viviane wield their magics for the future of Old Britain, the Isle of Avalon slips further into the impenetrable mists of memory, until the fissure between old and new worlds' and old and new religions' claims its most famous victim.

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Anonymous | 2015-12-11 07:50:09
Book that will leave a long lasting effect on you.
Anonymous | 2016-06-16 06:00:10
yes, agreed. this book has stayed with me in my mind, for years. i think i will re-read it....
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