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Real historical figures, from Byron to the Duke of Wellington, populate its pages but the country they inhabit is one where magic is respected and acknowledged. When the novel opens (at a meeting in York in the autumn of 1806), however, the study of English magic is a theoretical one, conducted by gentlemen and scholars for purely antiquarian reasons. Only when one scholar, Mr Norrell, is found who can use magic in the real world does the study of the subject seem to have a practical application.
Meanwhile a half-brother to Morgaine, a son of Igraine and Uther Pendragon named Arthur, is being groomed to be king and to uphold the beliefs of the priestesses of Avalon. However, new and powerful ideas are on the march and, when Arthur comes to the throne and marries Gwenhyfar, these take the ascendant. Christianity becomes the ideology of the nation and Morgaine and her older beliefs must struggle to survive. Even before the appearance of The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley was a prolific and much-admired writer of both fantasy and science fiction.
All fire, ice, blood and semen, Carter’s faerie yarns are as honest as they are clever, lively in their clipped lushness, crafted with a 29 100 MUST-READ FANTASY NOVELS consummate wordplay that is breathtakingly ardent. Dying tragically young of cancer, Carter wrote several novels that can be claimed for the fantasy genre, but The Bloody Chamber is the best possible introduction to her ravishing body of work. K. K. Chesterton was a prolific writer, able to exercise his gift for wit and paradox in a wide range of literary forms.
100 Must-Read Fantasy Novels by Nick Rennison, Stephen E. Andrews