The Mists of Avalon

The Mists of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 2001-07-15
Publisher : Ballantine Books
ISBN : 0345448162
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The magical saga of the women behind King Arthur's throne. “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 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.

The Forest House

The Forest House Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 1995-04-01
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 1101212721
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The New York Times bestselling science fiction and fantasy author of the Avalon series introduces the prequel to the beloved and enduring classic The Mists of Avalon in this mesmerizing epic of one woman’s legendary role at a turning point in history. In a Britain struggling to survive Roman invasion, Eilan is the daughter of a Druidic warleader, gifted with visions and marked by fate to become a priestess of the Forest House. But fate also led Eilan to Gaius, a soldier of mixed blood, son of the Romans sent to subdue the native British. For Gaius, Eilan felt forbidden love, and her terrible secret will haunt her even as she is anointed as the new High Priestess. With mighty enemies poised to destroy the magic the Forest House shelters, Eilan must trust in the power of the great Goddess to lead her through the treacherous labyrinth of her destiny.

Mist of Avalon Oracle

Mist of Avalon Oracle Author : Rose Inserra
Release : 2019-12
Publisher : Rockpool Oracle Card
ISBN : 9781925682052
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Journey to the legendary Isle of Avalon to experience its magic, mystery, and inner wisdom. Mists of Avalon invites you on a sacred spiritual path to heal and awaken to your full potential. Uncover the myth of King Arthur and the Camelot story as you connect to the magic of Morgan le Fay. Feel the spiritual power of the mystic landscape of Glastonbury and its surround, once the site of Avalon, revered since ancient times as a gateway to the Otherworld. This stunning deck captures the true essence of the mystery of Avalon, empowering you to self-discovery on your soul quest. It is a transformational experience for those who are ready to follow their true spiritual path in the ways of the Avalon goddesses and priestesses. Call on the energy of Avalon to provide insight, clarity, and guidance for your life now and to illuminate the way forward. Become part of the magic and myth of Avalon!

A Study Guide for Marion Zimmer Bradley's "The Mists of Avalon"

A Study Guide for Marion Zimmer Bradley's Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
Release : 2015-03-13
Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
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A Study Guide for Marion Zimmer Bradley's "The Mists of Avalon," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Lady of Avalon

Lady of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 2013-06-24
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN : 0575113898
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Through the generations the women of Avalon prepare for the coming of the Defender, the sacred king who will guard the old ways of the Britons and save their land from destruction. On the holy isle of Avalon, hidden in the mists between the world of Faerie and the world of men, they wait... For High Priestess Caillean, facing the Roman foe, salvation comes not through victory, but bitter sacrifice. Two hundred years later her successor Dierna faces a new enemy: the Saxon hordes who assail her people like savages. By the time of Viviane, Britain seems wholly lost. But a Merlin is made amongst the Druids once more, and the day of the Defender, who will come to be known as Arthur, draws close... A spellbinding historical fantasy, Lady of Avalon links the bestselling novels in the Avalon series - The Forests of Avalon and The Mists of Avalon.

The Mists of Avalon

The Mists of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 1982
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ISBN : 9780722119570
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The entr\hralling epic of passion and timeless enchantment.

The Mists of Avalon

The Mists of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 2012-11-16
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN : 0575113863
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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 Morgouse, austere Viviane and her successor as Lady of the Lake, Morgaine herself, this rich and haunting epic reveals a greater threat to the idyll than the Saxons. For the spread of patriarchal Roman ways and a narrow Christianity seem likely to alienate the Old People, and drive the ancient worship of the Mother forever into the mists...

Priestess of Avalon

Priestess of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 2013-04-23
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN : 0575113901
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As the Merlin of Britannia keeps his vigil atop the Tor of Avalon, Rian, the High Priestess of Avalon, dies giving birth to her fifth child. The girl, named Eilan with her mother's dying breath, takes life. From the stars the Merlin draws forth her prophecy: 'The child that was born at the Turning of Autumn, just as the night gave way to dawn, shall stand at the turning of the Age, the gateway between two worlds.' A prophecy of greatness, but it seems that she is destined to walk a path unlike any trodden by a Priestess of Avalon before... Eilan is taken to her father, King Coel, and raised in the Roman way as Helena, but in the year A.D. 259 the ten-yaer-old girl is returned to Avalon, the mystical place of her birth, to begin her training as a priestess and learn the ways of the Goddess. Yet her Aunt Ganeda, now High Priestess, is determined that Helena shall fail. Despite the odds, Helena grows to be a skille healer and a compassionate and gifted priestess, and on the moonlit night of her initiation she sees the face of the Roman, Constantius, the man she will love for the rest of her life. Her vision also reveals that he will be the father of the one whose light will blaze across the world, the one who will free Britannia from Roman tyranny. Constantius is lured to Avalon to fulfil his role in this but Helena joins him in a night of illicit passion. When this deceit is discovered they are banished from Avalon forever. Soon Constantius is drawn back to the politics of Rome, the ill fortunes of war and the irresistible rise of a powerful new religion, and as Helena contends with the dangers that surround them, it seems that the Merlin's prophecy is about to come true...

Mists of Avalon

Mists of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 1982
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The Forests of Avalon

The Forests of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 2013-03-29
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN : 0575113871
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Eilan, daughter of the Druids, is destined to serve as a virgin priestess in the Forest House of Avalon; Gaius, son of a Roman father and British mother, serves with the legions. Trapped between a love that can never be permitted ad duty to their irreconcilable cultures, their hearts and minds are in turmoil as Rome and the tribes clash in the bitter struggle for Britain. Yet it is foretold by High Priestess Caillean that from their tragic union of Eagle and Dragon will come one day a defender of the land... The Forests of Avalon is first in the bestselling Avalon series, followed by Lady of Avalon and The Mists of Avalon.

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ancestors of Avalon

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ancestors of Avalon Author : Diana L. Paxson
Release : 2006-10-03
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101098769
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Marion Zimmer Bradley's beloved Avalon saga continues with the dramatic story of the ancestors of Avalon, from their life on the doomed island of Atlantis to their escape to the mist-shrouded isle of Britain.

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ravens of Avalon

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ravens of Avalon Author : Diana L. Paxson
Release : 2013-03-29
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN : 0575113936
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Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ravens of Avalon follows the journey of Boudica, a Celtic princess, and Lhiannon, a priestess who is Boudica's mentor on the Druids' Isle. When the Romans conquer Britain, Lhiannon fights them while Boudica marries a king who has surrendered. Theirs is a great love story, but when he dies, the Romans brutalize Boudica and her daughters. In rage, Boudica rouses the tribes in a quest to drive the Romans from Britain - and the results will seal both her own and Lhiannon's place in history.

Ancestors of Avalon

Ancestors of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 2010-07-08
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
ISBN : 0007395574
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The full sweep of the rich history of Avalon – from the fall of Atlantis to the founding of a new temple on the mist-shrouded isle of Britain – is finally revealed in this magnificent tale.

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ancestors of Avalon

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ancestors of Avalon Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
Release : 2013-04-29
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN : 0575113928
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Marion Zimmer Bradley's beloved Avalon saga continues with the dramatic story of the ancestors of Avalon, from their life on the doomed island of Atlantis to their escape to the mist-shrouded isle of Britain.

The Priestess & the Pen

The Priestess & the Pen Author : Sonja Sadovsky
Release : 2014-12-08
Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN : 0738741760
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This important book by debut author Sonja Sadovsky shines new light on how three captivating minds shaped the course of history. The fantasy novels of Dion Fortune, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Diana L. Paxson influenced the image of the priestess in Neopagan and Goddess-centered spirituality throughout the world. The Priestess & the Pen shows how their work changed the way women are depicted in literature, created space for women to reclaim their power, and energized the women's equality movement. Presenting a reinterpretation of the Goddess as fourfold rather than threefold, The Priestess & the Pen adds dimension and relevance to the traditional Triple Goddess archetype in a way that has never before been considered with such compelling clarity. This book is poised to become a vital interpretation of the Pagan priestess.

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword of Avalon

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword of Avalon Author : Diana L. Paxson
Release : 2013-03-29
Publisher : Hachette UK
ISBN : 0575113944
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Marion Zimmer Bradley's legendary saga of Avalon's extraordinary women continues with a tale of fiery visions, a lost king, and a forthcoming destiny... A boy raised in secret after traitors kill his parents will return to Avalon-and when he does, he'll be faced with a formidable task: to prove his worth as a son of the kings and priestesses of his land and lead his followers to victory, wielding the newly-forged sword Excalibur.