Very Good+ Book in Fine Dust jacket. I particularly like the parts about Merlin. Bookseller: , Connecticut, United States. I read it just as quickly, and loved it! But betrayal, jealousy, and ancient blood feuds fester unseen. I'm still going to read the third book of the trilogy, but.
Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. At first I really wasn't in the mood for this story, and picked up another, funnier book to read occasionally when it got too bleak. Especially Guenevere, who just behaves like a spoiled child, instead of a Queen. A bleak shadow falls again across Camelot--and across the sacred isle of Avalon, where Roman priests threaten the life of the Lady herself. A bleak shadow falls again across Camelot--and across the sacred isle of Avalon, where Roman priests threaten the life of the Lady herself. A bleak shadow falls again across Camelot--and across the sacred isle of Avalon, where Roman priests threaten the life of the Lady herself.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Though the religious background is farfetched, the adventures of the knights of the Round Table, the machinations of Morgan Le Fay, and Guenevere's struggle to remain faithful to Arthur, love Lancelot and keep peace in Camelot are engaging. Sir Lancelot chooses to remain grief-stricken, remembering his love for the queen, knowing that he will someday return to her. ¿Qué vamos a encontrar en este libro? Of course, what would a Guenevere book be without Merlin, so he shows up in odd chapters to let us know that he is still around. This second volume of Miles' Guenevere Trilogy suffers from middle-book-itis. I liked this one better than book one. About Rosalind Miles Rosalind Miles is a well-known and critically acclaimed English novelist, essayist, and broadcaster.
Bookseller: , Washington, United States Crown Publishing Group, 2000. Morgan Le Fay, now the mother of Arthur's only son, Mordred, has become the focus of Merlin's age-old quest to ensure the survival of the house of Pendragon. At the center of the storm is Guenevere, torn between her love for her husband, her people, and Sir Lancelot of the Lake. I love Arthurian novels and like the twist this one uses, but this book was just not very well executed. Her website address is www.
As High King and Queen, Arthur and Guenevere reign supreme across the many kingdoms of Great Britain. It's one of my favorite tales and I loved to see it play out in this book. Still, Guenevere secretly mourns the loss of her beloved Lancelot, who has returned to the Sacred Lake of his boyhood, hoping to restore his faith in chivalry in the place where he learned to be a knight. The story so far continues to have some good twists on the various tales of Arthurian legends. A bleak shadow falls again across —and across the sacred isle of , where priests threaten the life of the Lady herself. They all held their own voice which almost changed the tone of the entire novel when that specific person was talking, like Morgan Le Fay and The Father Abbot.
The cast is so familiar, from Guenevere to Arthur to Morgan Le Fay, that the question is: how to make a retelling of the deathless saga of Camelot new and vital? After many years of strife, peace is restored to Guenevere's realm. Hilda's College, Oxford where she studied English literature, Anglo-Saxon, Middle English, Latin and French. To view it, I really enjoyed this book, it had a completely different tone from the first novel which made it highly enjoyable. In a glittering Pentecost ceremony, new knights are sworn to the Round Table, including Arthur's nephews, Agravain and Gawain. With rare and intuitive magic, Rosalind Miles brings to life a legendary woman's bravery and passion, and all the pageantry, heartbreak, violence, and beauty of an age gone by.
Merlin is a fey old man, and he fumbles through his quest, the search for Arthur and Morgan Le Fay's son Mordred. There just seemed like so much going on that from one chapter to the nother I couldn't put it down or know what was going to happen next. July Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information. Lancelot is still a tasty dish, but there is no apparent reason why he would love a bitter, jealous, middle-aged woman who repeatedly casts him away. In a glittering Pentecost ceremony, new knights are sworn to the Round Table, including Arthur's nephews, Agravain and Gawain. I did, however, find Guenevere annoying.
Me ha arruinado lo poco que conozco de la leyenda y ese encanto que la rodea. I realize that much of the description adds to the beauty of the book, but a few of the minor subplots could have been eliminated. However, the novel left me wishing that the final part of the trilogy was closer to publication so that I might see how Guenevere, Arthur, Lancelot, and all the other major characters interact in the final years of Camelot. The plot didn't have much volition on it's own and I really struggled to stay motivated. As High King and Queen, Arthur and Guenevere reign supreme across the many kingdoms of Great Britain. Perhaps it is how Merlin and Morgan le Fay fit into it. And the tone is excessively anti-Christian.
Petty, I know, but it just irritated me somehow. No doubt Miles's fans will be pleased with this lush, feminist take on the English epic. Throughout this second novel in the trilogy, Lancelot and Guenevere try to submerge their love for each other. A bleak shadow falls again across Camelot—and across the sacred isle of Avalon, where Roman priests threaten the life of the Lady herself. At the center of the storm is Guenevere, torn between her love for her husband, her people, and Sir Lancelot of the Lake.
The plot repeats itself endlessly over the course of three novels. Guenevere does so by trying to be a good, devoted wife to Arthur, nursing him through a devastating attack by Morgan Le Fay. She continues the story with Lancelot and Guenevere falling in love and the fate that awaits Camelot because of their betrayal. You can help Wikipedia by. In this second novel there is a little more other characters.