The Road to Avalon
The pageantry and passionate intrigues of King Arthur’s court are expertly re-created in this historical novelthe only Arthurian novel in which all of the central characters are portrayed as intrinsically good people. This realistic retelling of the legend shows Arthur severing the bonds of... show more
The pageantry and passionate intrigues of King Arthur’s court are expertly re-created in this historical novelthe only Arthurian novel in which all of the central characters are portrayed as intrinsically good people. This realistic retelling of the legend shows Arthur severing the bonds of bastardy, vanquishing the Saxons, and loving one woman. As the daring teenage warrior prepares for the throne, he discovers true love with Morgan of Avalon, the youngest of Merlin’s daughters, but fate cruelly thwarts their hopes for a future together. Never before has a telling of the Arthur story made the breathtaking drama of this charismatic king more real or moving.
Publish date: May 28th 2007
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
Series: Dark Ages of Britain (#1)
I loved this book so much. In fact, I might say it's one of my favorites. This year I've been reading a lot of books having to do with Arthurian Legend. What makes this book stand out to me is how every single character is made out to be sympathetic, good, but with flaws that eventually lead to thei...
Wonderful book. Truly an epic and heartwarming love story.
This was just too much straight fiction for me. Rarely did it feel more than a good story. I am glad I read it b/c I now know the myth - what was previously a big hole in my knowledge. For me it was only light diversion. The psychological issues concerning the different women's emotions were a bit t...
This was a great read -- I could not put it down. It was wonderful to start with the young Arthur and the experiences that made him the man - king -- that he was. The love story between Arthur and Morgan is truly heartbreaking and will bring tears to your eyes. The scene where Arthur comes face to f...