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Guinevere

Persia Woolley

Guinevere

The Legend in Autumn

by Persia Woolley

  • 10 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Pocket .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Adaptations,
  • Arthurian romances,
  • Guenevere, Queen (Legendary character)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7662866M
    ISBN 100671708325
    ISBN 109780671708320


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In Guinevere, Newman offers a reinterpretation of the Arthurian saga and as memorable as "The Mists of Avalon" and "The Hollow Hills." Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review/5(18). This novel is the first of Sharan Newman's Guinevere trilogy and as for the others Guinevere trilogies I've read (Rosalind Miles, Nancy McKenzie, Persia Woolley) the first one is about Guinevere's childhood, her family and her meeting/marriage with Arthur/5.

'The Book of Guinevere' is an elegant anthology of poetry and prose, literature and legend, with accessible, lively commentary by Arthurian scholar Andrea Hopkins Get A Copy Amazon/5. 'Guinevere' is a composite of the authors trilogy about Guinevere, 'The Warrior Queen', 'A Champion's Duty' and 'The Day of Destiny' which I bought at an incredibly discounted price/5().

The book of Guinevere is a great book for the Arthurian fan in everyone. The paintings that are encapsulated between its glossy pages are stellar, especially the front Guinevere book, which the painting "the Queen Guinevere Maying" by John Collier is, printed on, and on page 79 the painting of Tristan and Iseult is beautifully rendered in watercolor by Arthur Rackham/5(6).

The book tells the story of four girls named Guinevere—Vere, Win, Ginny, and Gwen—all of whom were left behind at the same convent by their parents. They’re a sort of clique, and their bonding escalates when a group of soldiers comes to the sick ward of the convent/5.

The Guinevere Deception is the first instalment in Kiersten White's new series: Camelot Rising. This book takes Authorian lore and provides a new twist. Guinevere comes to Camelot to marry Arthur- but she is not the real Guinevere, she is Merlin's daughter, sent to protect King Arthur from an unknown threat/5.

So, too, Guinevere's love for Launcelot was only a loan. She returns for the last time to sleep with her husband, and Launcelot dies, to be buried in the castle with the bitterly ironic name of "Joyous Gard." The tragedy is finished. Previous The Day of Destiny. Next Character Map.

Guinevere Beck, an aspiring writer, is employed as a teaching assistant while simultaneously working on her thesis. When she strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe Goldberg works, he is instantly smitten with her. Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: gorgeous, tough, razor-smart, and as sexy as his wildest : Caroline Kepnes.

Alone, Guinevere muses about herself and remembers some happy episodes of her life with Arthur. Her thoughts ramble on and she indulges in self-pity.

Suddenly an armed knight rides into the courtyard, and a whisper runs through the abbey: "The king. The king!" A few seconds more and Arthur confronts Guinevere in her Guinevere book. Guinevere, wife of Arthur, legendary king of Britain, best known in Arthurian romance through the love that his knight Sir Lancelot bore for her.

In early Welsh literature, one Gwenhwyvar was “the first lady of this island”; in Geoffrey of Monmouth’s inventive Historia regum Britanniae (early 12th century), she was named Guanhumara and was presented as a Roman lady. Despite Mr Kristian's efforts to portray Lancelot and Guinevere as a tragic love story, by the end of this book their relationship is an utterly childish, unrealistic joke.

The end is perhaps the worst part of the book. The author may have intended it to be bitterweet and poignant. Personally I found it ridiculous/5(). Guinevere's real name — and her true identity—is a secret. She is a changeling, a girl who has given up everything to protect Camelot.

Read an excerpt of this bookAuthor: Kiersten White. “Wonderful At times sacred, occasionally profane, The Guineveres is a heavenly read from an author worth watching.” — BookPage “A beautiful, sad, engaging story in the hands of American author Sarah Domet, one that gracefully jumps from the girls’ present lives to their pasts to their futures, not necessarily in that order.4/4(2).

“Wonderful At times sacred, occasionally profane, The Guineveres is a heavenly read from an author worth watching.” ―BookPage “A beautiful, sad, engaging story in the hands of American author Sarah Domet, one that gracefully jumps from the girls’ present lives to their pasts to their futures, not necessarily in that order/5(93).

With the knowing eye and fiery voice of an accomplished storyteller, Alice Borchardt takes us back to the amazing world of a re-envisioned Camelot in the continuing Tales of Guinevere.

Remarkably strong, magically talented, a match for friend and foe alike, Guinevere has come into womanhood—and. White’s classic novels from to found in a single volume. There are few genres with as much staying power as Arthurian literature.

It began around (but Arthur may have been mentioned by a Welsh poet even earlier than that) and. Le Morte d'Arthur (originally spelled Le Morte Darthur, Middle French for "The Death of Arthur") is a Middle English reworking by Sir Thomas Malory of existing tales about the legendary King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, Merlin and the Knights of the Round interpreted existing French and English stories about these figures and added original material (e.g., the Author: Thomas Malory.

KIERSTEN WHITE is the New York Times bestselling author of The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, the Slayer series, the And I Darken trilogy, and many more novels. She lives with her family near the ocean in San Diego, which, in spite of its perfection, spurs her to dream of faraway places and even further-away times/5(37).

Guinevere is a great book. I read it in a day. I couldn't put it down. Sharan Newman's use of descriptive words had me feeling like I was living in that era. I read the second book "The Chessboard Queen" when I was younger.

It was refreshing to be able to read about Guinevere's childhood. Please read all 3 books. I am about to begin on the third.5/5(4). Idylls of the King Summary.

In the first Idyll, “The Coming of Arthur,” King Leodogran of Cameliard has to decide whether or not to marry off his only daughter, Guinevere, to the newly crowned King Arthur. Arthur has driven the pagans (non-Christians) out of Jolly Olde England and re-established the rule of law among the warring smaller kingdoms within it.

Across the dark water to the land of ancient Gaul, renegades take Cedwyn and the littl'uns farther from home and rescue. Led by her heart rather than her head and without any thought for her safety, fifteen-year-old Guinevere sets out alone to save Cedwyn.

Forgiveness is a splendid thing, but vengeance is much sweeter. Betrayed and abused by medieval writers, Guinevere was never disloyal to Arthur. The King Arthur-Lancelot-Guinevere legend is known, and so re-tellings of it tend to amplify its magnitude for dramatic appeal or provide as-yet-unknown details that flesh out new terrain.

But the charm of the legend is that there are conflicting accounts, stories in multiple languages that over Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. Summary and Analysis Book 7: Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere: The Poisoned Apple.

After the Grail Quest, Sir Launcelot soon falls to his old adulterous love again, despite his good intentions. But the queen, irrationally jealous because of his long absence from her on the Grail Quest, banishes him. To show that she is not grieved by his. Having masterfully re-created the major characters and events of Arthurian romance in King Arthur () and Merlin (), Goodrich brings her scholarly skills, her prodigious knowledge of sixth-century Britain, and her impassioned style to vindicate Guinevere and rescue her from the obscurities of time.

This Guinevere is a collective identity derived from history, legend, myth. A story about one of the most famous female characters in historical legend; Guinevere. This is a tale through the eyes of this young girl, destined to be the bride of the great King s: Accompanying the comic book, "Guinevere and the Divinity Factory," a music video | Check out 'Guinevere and the Divinity Factory, Comic Book' on Indiegogo.

Accompanying the comic book, Guinevere and the Divinity Factory, a music video of magical fantasy. Evelina's 15 years of research are a powerful addition to a fantastic read. Can't wait for Book Two. Prepare to embrace Guinevere. I feel privileged to have read this outstanding novel by a great writer." - Sandra Masters, Readers' Favorite (5 star Review) "If you are an enthusiast of Arthurian and Avalonia, then you will fall in love Guinevere Brand: Lawson Gartner Publishing.

Buy a cheap copy of Desperate and Deceptive: The Guinevere book by Jayne Ann Krentz. The Desperate Game and The Chilling Deception, together for the first time. Meet Guinevere Jones?a woman with a talent for love and trouble?and Zac Justis?her sexy Free shipping over $ About The Guinevere Deception “Fascinating Kiersten White has taken the best parts of the Arthurian legend and made them all her own.”–Renée Ahdieh, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wrath and the Dawn series.

A new fantasy series set in the world of Camelot that bestselling author Christina Lauren calls “brilliant,” reimagining the Arthurian legend where. Review: 'The Guinevere Deception' Is Surprisingly Spellbinding Kiersten White's retelling of the King Arthur story puts his queen Guinevere at the center — only she's not really Guinevere.

She's. The Guinevere book series by Sharan Newman includes books Guinevere, The Chessboard Queen: A Story of Guinevere, and Guinevere Evermore. See the complete Guinevere series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

The reveal is a callback to Beck's death in Caroline Kepnes's novel, You, the source material for the Lifetime-turned-Netflix series. In it, Joe chokes Beck to death on the bookstore floor after.

Buy a cheap copy of The Child Queen: The Tale of Guinevere book by Nancy McKenzie. The story of a love and a treachery that would live for all time. Guinevere and Arthur. Lancelot and Merlin and Morgan Le Fay -- all the names of 5/5(5).

Guinevere's real name - and her true identity - is a secret. She is a changeling, a girl who has given up everything to protect Camelot. To keep Arthur safe, Guinevere must navigate a court in which the old - including Arthur's own family - demand things continue as they have been, and the new - those drawn by the dream of Camelot - fight for a better way to live.

However, the girls are more than the sum of their parts and together they form their own family, the all-powerful and confident The Guineveres. But when four comatose soldiers, casualties of the War looming outside, arrive at the convent, The Guineveres’ friendship is tested in ways they never could have foreseen.

i, guinevere a retelling of king author another very unique story in the legend of the sword and the stone. the lengendary sir lancelot is guineveres love and companion in the story in a unique telling that you will not see coming!. katherine billings did a wonderful job with the narration.

1 person found this helpful. Guinevere Millerbis is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Guinevere Millerbis and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. "The Guinevere Deception" by Kiersten White, published in Novembercaptures my imagination in this revision of Arthurian legend.

Guinevere is barely a woman, but in medieval times, she is old enough to be wed at 16 years old. However, Guinevere is not who she appears to be. A majority of the story is told. On the night of Guinevere&#;s birth, there was a prophecy that foretold she would one day be highest lady in the land and wed to a great king.

But 13 years have passed, and the prophecy couldn&#;t be further off. Guinevere is now an orphan and a ward of her aunt and uncle, the king and /5(7).

This first book was really just about Guinevere’s time as “queen” and who the evil forces against Guinevere, Arthur, and Camelot were, and unfortunately most of it was spent on Guinevere suspecting the wrong people and things. Problems and all though, I fell in love with this book and am way too excited for the second book to come out/5(11).