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The Forest House (Avalon, Bk 2)
The Forest House - Avalon, Bk 2
Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
A prequel to The Mists of Avalon, this is the novel that truly begins the bestselling Avalon saga ... — The forbidden love of a druid priestess and a Roman soldier mirrors the clash of cultures in Roman Britain in the latest novel by the author of The Mists of Avalon. The novel evokes an age when three major religions maintained...  more »
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780451461537
ISBN-10: 0451461533
Publication Date: 6/5/2007
Pages: 480
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  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 39 ratings
Publisher: Roc
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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kyrridwen avatar reviewed The Forest House (Avalon, Bk 2) on + 25 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Marion Zimmer Bradley is one of the best and "The Forest House" does not disappoint. Rich in well researched history, legend, and myth, the book takes us on a fascinating journey through the Roman and Celtic world of the 1st century CE. I read this book and it's companions, "Lady of Avalon," and "Mists of Avalon" years ago. Enjoyed them so much that they called to me to read them again. I am so glad I did! If you enjoy this genre, do yourself a favor and read this series. Although Bradley wrote the "Mists of Avalon" first, I would recommend reading the prequels in order, first: "Forest House" then "Lady of Avalon."
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Helpful Score: 1
Mists was FABULOUS. Forest House good. It flowed right along, there were characters to care about but, at some points I wanted them to be making different choices. I did feel the end felt abrupt and too many threads hanging. I look forward to reading others in the series.
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daedelys avatar reviewed The Forest House (Avalon, Bk 2) on + 1756 more book reviews
The story was a little slow to get going for my tastes but eventually picked up. The portrayal of struggle between the sexes in this books really captures that how "civilization" & Christianity progressed, women had less and less rights as the pagan ways were pushed out. It was a very interesting read and I plan to find more books by this author.


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