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The Mists of Avalon

Bradley, Marion Zimmer

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ISBN 10: 0394524063 / ISBN 13: 9780394524061
Editorial: Knopf, 1982,, 1982
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1st ed., hardcover, very good in near fine dj (front liner has a small separation (repaired) at the base one-inch in length (hinge is tight), dj has barely perceptible crease at top left corner of front panel), in mylar, fantasy, case, blm50. N° de ref. de la librería 6649

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Título: The Mists of Avalon

Editorial: Knopf, 1982,

Año de publicación: 1982

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Edición: 1st Edition

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A posthumous recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement, Marion Zimmer Bradley reinvented?and rejuvenated?the King Arthur mythos with her extraordinary Mists of Avalon series. In this epic work, Bradley follows the arc of the timeless tale from the perspective of its previously marginalized female characters: Celtic priestess Morgaine, Gwenhwyfar, and High Priestess Viviane.

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Even readers who don't normally enjoy Arthurian legends will love this version, a retelling from the point of view of the women behind the throne. Morgaine (more commonly known as Morgan Le Fay) and Gwenhwyfar (a Welsh spelling of Guinevere) struggle for power, using Arthur as a way to score points and promote their respective worldviews. The Mists of Avalon's Camelot politics and intrigue take place at a time when Christianity is taking over the island-nation of Britain; Christianity vs. Faery, and God vs. Goddess are dominant themes.

Young and old alike will enjoy this magical Arthurian reinvention by science fiction and fantasy veteran Marion Zimmer Bradley. --Bonnie Bouman

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