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Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co Parke Godwin was an American writer known for his lyrical yet precise prose style and sardonic humor He was also known for his novels of legendary figures placed in realistic historical settings; his retelling of the Arthur legend Firelord in 1980 Beloved Exile in 1984 and The Last Rainbow in 1985 is set in the 5th century during the collapse of the Roman empire and his reinterpretation of R

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  1. Janet Janet says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBThe seuel to Firelord Guinevere tells her story after the Fall of Camelot This woman is a ueen whose family line goes back centuries Now nominally a Christian the women of her family were once priestesses of Epona with all the sexual priveleges that entailed Daughter of a formidable king it was she who taught young Arthur how to rule a kingdomHer story be


  2. Kim Headlee Kim Headlee says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBMy impression of the setup of Guinevere's plight was that it was ridiculous so I really couldn't appreciate the story as much after that


  3. Arthurian Tapestry Arthurian Tapestry says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBWhile I loved the first Firelord novel and was riveted with the portrayal of a hardened and manipulative Guenevere I found this volume harder to get through Parke Godwin's prose is supple rich and real throughout It is never forced and flows through landscapes and conversations effortlessly He also refreshingly stays away from the new age agenda of Marion Zimmer Bradley and the Evangelical agenda of Stephen Lawhead but ultimately falls short in that I failed to find interest in a Guenevere without Arthur not because she cannot fare on her own rather because Godwin delivers a story line I cannot get into The ueen is captured by the Saxons an


  4. Ian Banks Ian Banks says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBMy favourite rendition of Arthuriana I think despite the man himself being dead before the story starts This is the story of what happened next Guinevere is trying to keep Britain together but things go a bit pear shaped and she winds up a slave to a Saxon farmer However she finds that it isn't that bad and that the Saxons aren't necessarily as bad as she once thought handy for those of us who are Inclined to look at the legend of Arthur as being an historical iteration of the Brexit story but with a bit glamour Guinevere comes to admit and love these invaders and when she returns to her former life is considered a radical for listening to the common voices Something that occurred to me on this reread was that Guinevere reminded me of another ueen of England who had a tumultuous life and was considered a harlot by her enemies and a paragon by her admirers Eleanor of Auitaine She h


  5. Nancy Smith Nancy Smith says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBWhen we think of Gwenafyer from the legend of King Arthur we usually think of a meek and mild Church ridden woman silent in the background only coming to notice when her affair with Lancelot is discovered And what ever happened to her after King Arthur was slain? Godwin turns this image of Gwenafyer upside down she is a strong willed Princess who will be nothing but Arthur


  6. Marilyn Lonon Marilyn Lonon says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBSurprising Slow start but worth finishing


  7. Althea Ann Althea Ann says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBThis is the seuel to 'Firelord' but unlike many seuels I thought it was a much better book Where 'Firelord' spent a lot of time working in elements of the traditional story this tale of Guinevere leaves what we 'knew' behind as it creates a rich historical fiction of what may have happened in Britain after Arthur's deathWhile Guinevere in 'Firelord' may have seemed scheming jealous and cruel although a brilliant politician here in this story told from her point of view her character comes alive and we can fully understand her motives and emotionsWe also see the 'other side' of the story as Guinevere fails in her efforts to keep the warring tribes of Britain together and falls in the chaos to slavers but over time comes to grow a


  8. Jen Jen says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBThis is a Guenevere unlike most of the Gueneveres out there and that's what makes this so fantastic The story almost always ends with Arthur dying maybe and Guenevere packed off to the unknown or a nunnery But what could she have done? Who could she have been this woman who broke the heart of a king?Godwin sets up an amazing shift away from the traditional Arthurian styling by adding a facet of early English society which the medievalist in me just loved The first part of this book is a bit slow because it's the Arthurian narrative without Arthur but once Guenevere gets out into her own story it just crackles with imagination and historical vibrancy I love how much Godwin gets into who the English were the Angles the Jutes the Icelings the suabbling pi


  9. Deb Deb says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBAn imaginative expansion on the Arthur legend this book tells the story of Guinevere mainly dealing with what happens to her after Arthur dies Parts of the Arthur story are told in flashback as the reader follows along with her inner musings on the past But mostly in follows the former ueen as she becomes enslaved by Saxon's and learns to admire their democratic system of governing When she returns to her own people she is much changed for the better but will her countrymen accept her strange new ideas?returnAn interesting blend of fantasy legend and


  10. Phil Phil says:

    Epub Beloved Exile PDF ↠ ↠ american classics.co beloved pdf, exile kindle, Beloved Exile PDF/EPUBA great ending to a great series The story finishes with the ending of Firelord and Gwenevere is the primary character Parke continues to impress with every read and it's so unfair and unfortunate that he isn't with us any because he was something special These books will always stick with me due to the sensational writing and character development Every single character in this book has there good and bad ualities but you fall in love with them in some way I'm sad this series is over for me but I'm going to save the preuel for the future I recommend this book and series to everyone who loves historical fiction and fantasy novels P


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