I Love the Mists of Avalon

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    Gifting the Book Is a Joy!

    There are some books that are so much fun to pass along. Mists of Avalon falls into that category.  Recently I overheard a discussion between two young readers who had just finished the book.  Ah, it was fun savoring their thoughts and comparing them to mine.
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    Dec 29, 2008

    One of Those Books That Changed My Life

    My mother gave me this book about 20 years ago and promised that I would love it.  Not being much into the Arthur saga, I reluctantly agreed to read it. I was hooked at once.  This story was nothing like the mythology I had heard before...The women were central to the...
    SerenitySeeker SerenitySeeker
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2008

    This Is Not Your Father's Arthur.

    Destined to be one of the most famous and well-loved novels to come out of the 20th century, Mists of Avalon will be discussed in English classes 200 years from now. Each year I take my well-worn copy of this book with me to science conferences for evening rereading.  The...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    24 Responses Aug 14, 2008

    And the Whole Series

    I've read all of these books that i can get my hands on!  I loved it when the Atlantian incarnations were mentions in Mists!  All the flashbacks bind the series together beautifully. 
    alisheaskylar alisheaskylar
    26-30, F
    Aug 15, 2008

    Favorite Movie... and LOVED,

    LOVED, LOVED the books.
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    Oct 23, 2014

    One of My All-time Favorites.

    I read this book when I was in high school, and often got in trouble for ignoring my responsibilities at home to read it. I think what really drew me into it was the fact that it was written from the female perspective. I'd always been somewhat interested in the character of...
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    Jan 3, 2009
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