The Fall of Atlantis
Powers of light and darkness vie for supremacy in a world of ancient splendor. A wounded Atlantean prince washed up on a foreign shore becomes the focal point in an epic battle between good and evil when the full extent of his powers becomes known. At one corner are the Priests of the White Robe,... show more
Powers of light and darkness vie for supremacy in a world of ancient splendor. A wounded Atlantean prince washed up on a foreign shore becomes the focal point in an epic battle between good and evil when the full extent of his powers becomes known. At one corner are the Priests of the White Robe, guardians of powerful natural forces which could threaten the world if misused; on the other side are the Black Robes, priests who seek to master these forces for their own benefit. Caught in the middle are the sisters Deoris and Domaris, whose lives are drawn into a web of powerful sorcery conjured by the priests -- the same sorcery which will cause THE FALL OF ATLANTIS.
Publish date: February 1st 1987
Pages no: 502
Edition language: English
Series: The Fall of Atlantis -2 (#1)
The Fall of Atlantis by Marion Zimmer Bradley is the story of two sisters who grow up in the temple of light in the Ancient Land and tells about the difficult decisions and struggles they face and how their relationship is strained as they go down different paths. The story does contain elements of ...
This is actually a book combining what were two different novels, Web of Light, centered on Domaris, Web of Light, and the sequel about her sister Deoris, Web of Darkness. Reviews claim this forms the backstory for Bradley's Avalon series. Not really. When this book came out in 1983, there was no me...
Ho faticato moltissimo a leggerlo. Un po' perché neanche lontanamente vicino a Le Nebbie di Avalon, stilisticamente parlando, un po' perché una volta interrotta la lettura per dare spazio ad un altro romanzo più "veloce",si fatica molto a riprenderlo in mano.
This one goes somewhere between 'it was ok' and 'I liked it'. It was entertainable and didn't take me long to finish. The often terrible dialogues mixed with constant emotional roller coaster rides made it less likeable though. I can't help but remembering the women in this book were either sobbing ...
Although, The Fall of Atlantis has elements of fantasy incorporated into it, the novel is mostly just a romance pretending to be a fantasy. This is a tale of two sisters, Deoris and Domaris, who have taken very different paths, Deoris falling for a dying priest, and Domaris following a priest who is...