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On the Shelf: The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

This is one of those books that have been sitting on the shelf for years, waiting to be read.  I knew I’d get to it eventually… and now I have. 312 more words

Flame of the West- Caesar's Sword III by David Pilling

The finale to this trilogy about the grandson of Arthur follows Coel back to Constantinople as he makes a new life after leaving Belisarius and the Roman Army behind.   49 more words

Book Review

Ladies of Legend: Guinevere

References: Women of Camelot: queens and enchantresses at the court of King Arthur (Orchard Australia, 2000) by Mary Hoffman, Le Morte d’Arthur in two volumes: volume one and volume two (J.M. 2,568 more words

Fairy Tale

The Fall of Arthur Review

J. R.R Tolkien is considered to be one of the greatest fantasy writers ever.. Of course, like many people, I found out about him when the first Lord of the Rings movie came out. 391 more words


Le Morte D'Arthur

It took me about a year or so, but I finally finished Sir Thomas Malory’s English compendium of Arthurian legend. While you can find more graceful tellings of these stories elsewhere, Malory’s attempt to capture all the facets of them has a magnificent cumulative power to it. 502 more words

Fragments Of Culture

The Medieval World of Game of Thrones (Public talk, 12th June)

From its dragons and ice walls, to its political intrigues and warring houses, Game of Thrones draws inspiration from numerous sources, some fantasy and others rooted in historical events. 126 more words


Week 21 2016 - Remember

My mother would not go see any movie that had any graphic sex or violence. Period. It was ok if a film had difficult thematic elements which involved sex and violence, but she had no need to see naked bodies walking across the screen or entrails splattering a sidewalk. 1,176 more words