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The Three Damosels (The Three Damosels #1-3 omnibus)

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Collected together in one volume, the three books of Vera Chapman's Arthurian trilogy provide a magical glimpse into the legendary age of chivalry. A richly woven tapestry of knights, temptresses and magicians, The Three Damosels takes the reader on a fantastic journey into another world, a landscape peopled by all the wondrous creatures of high romance and heroic imaginat ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published June 18th 1998 by Gollancz (first published September 7th 1978)
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Nov 26, 2012 Diana rated it liked it
Not a bad read, the stories are well told, more like legends and less like romances, they tell of adventure and religion and good prevailing over evil and with the heroes being constantly put to the test by evil forces. It focuses on the legend that Arthur's "seed" survived unknown and without title (meaning that anyone, anywhere could be his heir - one amongst many) and it seeks out to speak to humanity with the same sense of unity that Arthur and his knights sought for in Britain. In short, th ...more
Lauren Beck
Hmm. This book started out okay but in the second part (The Kings Damosel) it got extremely...twisted in extremely twisted ways (It came to a point of twistedness that I couldn't finish reading it. I didn't make it far after Lucius came in). I would not reccomend it at all. For those who want to read this book for the same reason i did, because of the movie "based off it" (Quest for Camelot), don't waste your time. It has almost nothing to do with the movie The movie was WAY better (and not twis ...more
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Vera Chapman, also known as Vera Ivy May Fogerty or, in The Tolkien Society, as Belladonna Took. She founded The Tolkien Society, and also wrote a number of psudeo-historical and Arthurian books.

She was born in Bournemouth, England on the 8 May 1898 and lived in South Africa until she went to Oxford where she was one of the first woman to matriculate as a full member of Oxford University. She foun
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The Three Damosels (3 books)
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  • The King's Damosel
  • King Arthur's Daughter

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