|Plot Summary of Priestess of Avalon|
|"Eilan was a British Princess, raised on Avalon to be a priestess, and known to the Romans as Helena. When a Roman officer arrived on the isle, Eilan fell in love with him, and he with her, and went against the Lady of the Lakes wishes to be with him. But her forbidden love got her banished from Avalon...forever. Forced into a world she finds cold and empty, Helena seeks to find comfort in the arms of Constantius, her Roman lover, and near the presence of her Goddess. Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson bring "Priestess of Avalon", a story of heartache, loss, and courage when faced with losing all that is important."
Pamela Piarowski, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Priestess of Avalon|
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Tone of book
- sensitive (sigh....)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- alternate history
Coming of age
- a powerful magician
- two lovers coping with tough mission
- destined love (dream or prediction)
Mental/magical powers focus
- search for identity/new understanding
- coping with mental/magical powers
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one human from different culture of other humans
Has magical/special powers?
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- general past
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- society controls main character's sexing
- actual description of sex
- description of breasts
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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