Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword of Avalon

Diana L. Paxson, Author, Lorna Raver, Read by , read by Lorna Raver. Tantor Media $39.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4001-1187-9

Anyone familiar with Arthurian lore knows of the magical sword given to Arthur by the Lady of the Lake, but the origins of the sword itself have been a mystery until now. Paxon continues Marion Zimmer Bradley's beloved Arthurian saga in this sprawling epic that traces the provenance of the sword to the iron of a meteor—and the gods themselves. It's a detailed plot and a long listen, but Lorna Raver reads with the immediacy and intimacy of a fireside storyteller. She creates believable characters, juggles the diverse cast, adds pulsing momentum—all while staying ethereal enough to convey all the romance and magic of the legend. A Roc hardcover (Reviews, Oct. 12). (Dec.)

Reviewed on: 02/22/2010
Release date: 11/01/2009
Genre: Audio
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