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The Forest House by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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Dec 20, 07

bookshelves: fantasy
Recommended for: die-hard Avalon fans
Read in January, 2005

The Forest House chronicles the persecution of the Britons by the Roman colonists, focusing on the forbidden love story between a Briton druid's daughter and a Roman prefect's son - the child of whom will begin King Arthur's bloodline.

This book isn't as riveting as the Mists (although it does have a shocking end), but it's worth a read to help understand the traditions of Bradley's priestesses and the origins of Avalon, which was established by the Briton pagans along with another persecuted group - the Christians.
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