The Forest House (Mass Market Paperbound)

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If you liked The Mists of Avalon than you're sure to love this enchanting prequel. Eilan is a Pagan priestess caught up in a world of desire, deceit, and magic. Torn between the man she falls in love with and her deep and abiding faith, Eilan finds herself falling deeper and deeper into the complex web of lies she has woven.


The novel that truly begins the bestselling Avalon saga...

About the Author

Marion Zimmer was born in Albany, NY, on June 3, 1930, and married Robert Alden Bradley in 1949. Mrs. Bradley received her B.A. in 1964 from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, then did graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1965-67.She was a science fiction/fantasy fan from her middle teens, and made her first sale as an adjunct to an amateur fiction contest in Fantastic/Amazing Stories in 1949. She had written as long as she could remember, but wrote only for school magazines and fanzines until 1952, when she sold her first professional short story to Vortex Science Fiction. She wrote everything from science fiction to Gothics, but is probably best known for her Darkover novels.In addition to her novels, Mrs. Bradley edited many magazines, amateur and professional, including Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine, which she started in 1988. She also edited an annual anthology called Sword and Sorceress for DAW Books.Over the years she turned more to fantasy; The House Between the Worlds, although a selection of the Science Fiction Book Club, was "fantasy undiluted." She wrote a novel of the women in the Arthurian legends -- Morgan Le Fay, the Lady of the Lake, and others -- entitled Mists of Avalon, which made the NY Times best seller list both in hardcover and trade paperback, and she also wrote The Firebrand, a novel about the women of the Trojan War. Her historical fantasy novels, The Forest House, Lady of Avalon, Mists of Avalon are prequels to Priestess of AvalonShe died in Berkeley, California on September 25, 1999, four days after suffering a major heart attack. She was survived by her brother, Leslie Zimmer; her sons, David Bradley and Patrick Breen; her daughter, Moira Stern; and her grandchildren.

Praise For…

“Compelling, powerful.”San Francisco Chronicle

“A seamless weave of history and myth.”Library Journal

“A magical evocation of a lost age.”Starlog

Product Details
ISBN: 9780451461537
ISBN-10: 0451461533
Publisher: Roc
Publication Date: June 5th, 2007
Pages: 462
Language: English