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Avalon

Avalon

  • Title: Avalon
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  • ISBN : 9781556526008
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 440 pages


This saga of yearning and mystery travels across oceans and continents to Iceland, Greenland, and North America during the time in history when Anglo Saxons battled Vikings and the Norsemen discovered America The marked contrasts between powerful royalty, landless peasants, Viking warriors and noble knights are expertly brought to life in this gripping tale of the French This saga of yearning and mystery travels across oceans and continents to Iceland, Greenland, and North America during the time in history when Anglo Saxons battled Vikings and the Norsemen discovered America The marked contrasts between powerful royalty, landless peasants, Viking warriors and noble knights are expertly brought to life in this gripping tale of the French prince named Rumon Shipwrecked off the Cornish coast on his quest to find King Arthur s legendary Avalon, Rumon meets a lonely girl named Merewyn and their lives soon become intertwined Rumon brings Merewyn to England, but once there he is so dazzled by Queen Alrida s beauty that it makes him a virtual prisoner to her will In this riveting romance, Anya Seton once again proves her mastery of historical detail and ability to craft a compelling tale that includes real and colorful personalities such as St Dunstan and Eric the Red


Author Anya Seton

Anya Seton January 23, 1904 although the year is often misstated to be 1906 or 1916 November 8, 1990 was the pen name of the American author of historical romances, Ann Seton.Ann Seton was born in New York, New York, and died in Old Greenwich, Connecticut She was the daughter of English born naturalist and pioneer of the Boy Scouts of America,




Avalon Reviews (31)

  • A historical novel based on events that occurred in the 10th Century in England, Iceland, and Greenland, Avalon did not live up to my expectations of Anya Seton The plot of a bit plodding and fairly unsophisticated However, I did enjoy getting a glimpse of this time period, which is not one that is [..]

  • A wonderful historical saga of the tenth century Rumon, descendaant of Charlemagne and King Arthur journeys from his native Provence to England, which is being torn apart by rifts between Christian and pagan, and violent invasions and raids by Vikings and Danes.He meets the beautiful and valiant Mer [..]

  • Ehit was okay, but not recommended unless you re a hardcore Seton fan spoilers ahead The story begins with Merewyn Rumon s time at the court of Edgar his son Edward roughly 970 80 AD The secret of Merewyn s non royal birth is a deathbed vow that Rumon carries only by accident he s a petulant, sancti [..]

  • Very enjoyable It was nice taking a travel through history in a period of time not so frequently written about The up and down see saw of Merewyn s and Ruman s star crossed love was heartbreaking at times I don t want to say to give out the end It isn t Katherine by a long shot, but still a good re [..]

  • Avalon is my first Anya Seton read, and it is set in 10th century England during the prevalent Viking raids and the ever present discord between Saxons and Danes It tells the story of a young nobleman from Provence who has a vision of Avalon, and a Cornish girl who belatedly learns about her disrepu [..]

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