Synopses & Reviews
Marion Zimmer Bradley's beloved Avalon saga continues with the dramatic story of the ancestors of Avalon, from their life on the doomed island of Atlantis to their escape to the mist-shrouded isle of Britain.
Magical... [The Mists of Avalon] devotees won't feel let down by Ancestors...provides plenty of pleasurable reading hours. (Publishers Weekly) Ancestors of Avalon may be the best of the Avalon tales. (Midwest Book Review) An elegant stylist, Paxson captures the awe, tragedy and resounding mystery of ancient Britain and mist-enshrouded Atlantis. (Publishers Weekly)
Hints of a mysterious past have haunted all the novels of "Avalon" but until now, the full sweep of that rich history has not been revealed. Dramatic, peopled with the remarkable women who have always occupied Avalon, this tale is set in a world of enchantment.
About the Author
Diana L. Paxson is a noted fantasy author who collaborated with Bradley on many of her later works, including Priestess of Avalon. She has written twenty books, including the Arthurian series, The Hallowed Isle.