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Mists of Avalon, The
Mists of Avalon, The
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Marion Zimmer Bradley

published 1983
by Penguin Books
ISBN: 0-14-017719-1
category: Arthurian Fantasy
language: English
type: Paperback
added: 30 Nov 2002 14:50 by Stefan Koopmanschap
approved: 30 Nov 2002 14:53
rating: 5.00/5
Summary

Morgaine, gifted with the Sight and fated with her brother-lover's doom, recounts the glorious tragedy of Camelot's brief flowering - not as a tale of knightly deeds, but as a woman's rounded view of society in the crucible of change. Through the lives of pious Guinevere, ambitious Morgause, Priestess of Avalon Viviane and her successor as Lady of the Lake, Morgaine herself, this rich and haunting epic reveals a greater threat to the Old People than the Saxons. For the spread of patriarchal Roman ways and a narrow Christianity seem likely to drive the ancient worship of the Mother forever into the mists ...
 
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