Priestess of Avalon

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Penguin, 2008 - Fiction - 408 pages
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When a British Princess falls in love with a Roman officer destined for imperial greatness, their forbidden desire exacts an unexpected price - banishment from Avalon. Journeying outside the enchanted isle, Helena grows from maiden to mother to wisewoman, experiencing both joy - with the birth of her child - and loss - when politics forces her lover to choose between the Empire and her.
 

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Review: Priestess of Avalon (Avalon #4)

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A historical(?) novel set during the time Romans converted to Christianity, told from the viewpoint of the illegitimate mother of one Emperor and his son, Constantinas and Constantine. Way to many ... Read full review

Review: Priestess of Avalon (Avalon #4)

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Marion Zimmer Bradley's Avalon series ranks among one of my all time favorites, and "Priestess of Avalon" stands out as my favorite. Drawing on the real life historical figure of Helena, mother of the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
26
Section 4
45
Section 5
64
Section 6
83
Section 7
104
Section 8
123
Section 13
217
Section 14
236
Section 15
255
Section 16
277
Section 17
294
Section 18
313
Section 19
330
Section 20
349

Section 9
145
Section 10
163
Section 11
181
Section 12
200
Section 21
369
Section 22
389
Section 23
410
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David Dyergrew up in a coastal town in NSW, Australia, and graduated as dux of his high school in 1984. After commencing a degree in medicine and surgery at the University of Sydney, he soon decided it was not for him.

David went on to train as a ship's officer at the Australian Maritime College, travelling Australia and the world in a wide range of merchant ships. He graduated from the college with distinction and was awarded a number of prizes, including the Company of Master Mariners Award for highest overall achievement in the course. He then returned to the University of Sydney to complete a combined degree in Arts and Law. David was awarded the Frank Albert Prize for first place in Music I, High Distinctions in all English courses and First Class Honours in Law. From the mid-1990s until early 2000s David worked as a litigation lawyer in Sydney, and then in London at a legal practice whose parent firm represented the Titanic's owners back in 1912. In 2002 David returned to Australia and obtained a Diploma in Education from the University of New England, and commenced teaching English at Kambala, a school for girls in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

David has had a life-long obsession with the Titanic and has become an expert on the subject. In 2009 he was awarded a Commonwealth Government scholarship to write The Midni

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