Book Reviews of Guinevere

Author: Sharan Newman
ISBN-13: 9780553203547
ISBN-10: 0553203541
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 256
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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I really enjoyed this book. I have read somehwere that it is part of a trilogy- but I don't know what the second book is. I think I would spend a credit on the second book...
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This story of Guinevere, from her girlhood to the point where she becomes Arthur's wife, is very different from all the others I've read on the subject. It wasn't a great read, but it was fairly interesting. Guinevere was a bit too naive and I don't feel that played well. Also, there were some additions to the story that were too unrealistic. But, it was worth the read just to see another author's take on the old tale.
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This is a fantasy based on the original story. Guinevere as portrayed by Newman is a shallow individual from a wealthy family who focuses only on herself and her needs. Her parents and brothers pamper her. The one redeeming feature of her character is her bonding with the unicorn. This portion of the tale was sensitive and well done, a delight to those who love the unicorn myth. There is a priestess who attempts to sacrifice Guinevere to her goddess, the unicorn who loves her, and a young man who is of the old people who adores Guinevere. Interesting take on a well loved story full of myth. Nice read.