Lady of Avalon

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Product Number: DF033
Released: Jun 05, 2008
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ISBN: #9781436120319
Narrator/s: Davina Porter
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Best-selling author Marion Zimmer Bradley skillfully blends enchanting romance, supernatural ritual, and daring exploits in this eagerly-awaited prelude to the blockbuster fantasy series, The Mists of Avalon. Foreshadowing the mystical birth of King Arthur, Lady of Avalon paints a lush portrait of the turbulence and grandeur of ancient Britain while Rome ruled the Isles. Throughout Britannia, Roman soldiers are destroying those who follow the Druid's time-honored religion. Hoping to save a remnant of the faith, High Priestess Lady Caillean retreats with her band of holy followers to the mist-enshrouded island of Avalon. There she forges a bond with the Sacred King to serve the Great Goddess and to steer Britannia's political forces. As the decades turn into centuries, the High Priestess and her inspired successors work their magic to shape the fortunes of humankind-but even their powerful sorcery cannot control the human heart. Each earthy priestess of Avalon steps colorfully from the pages with Marion Zimmer Bradley's dynamic plotting and Davina Porter's dramatic narration.

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Series: Avalon (Bradley) Series No: 3
Genre: Fantasy
Imprint: Sci-Fi Audio

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Lady of Avalon
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Product Number:DF033
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Narrator(s): Davina Porter
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Professional reviews

"Davina Porter is an outstanding narrator who brings a relaxed but articulate style to every story she reads. This masterful presentation of this enchanting tale, which foreshadows the birth of King Arthur, is read with drama and precision. Characters are easily and quickly recognizable through different accents and dialects. The abridgment has smooth transitions and does an exceptional job adapting the book to an aural format. In their telling of the successive lives of Avalon's three most powerful priestesses, Porter and Bradley form a hard-to-beat team that will delight most listeners. S.C.A. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"

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