Review by lunarose
May, 12 2008
Pros: The book itself is a Pro with it's twist on the popular ledgend
Cons: men probably won't like this version.
Review by qslx15
March, 24 2002
Pros: a more realistic version of a favorite legend, portrayed from a woman's point of view
Cons: more on the bias side
Review by dianan
January, 23 2002
Pros: mystic, different view
Review by minkajane
October, 25 2001
Pros: Beautifully written, insightful.
Cons: Must be very tolerant of the beliefs of others to read.
Review by robertsloan2
September, 09 2001
Pros: Powerful feminist retelling of a classic myth cycle retains and adds depth to Arthurian lore.
Cons: It's heavily slanted and some readers may not like the nontraditional view.
Review by SkuttGirl21
August, 13 2001
Pros: vivid imagery, dynamic characters, the whimsical worlds of Camelot and Avalon
Cons: strong religious themes, feminist portrayal, large number of pages
Review by astare
July, 24 2001
Pros: One of the best fantasy novels ever written.
Cons: Long...intimidates most people
Review by Guildencrantz
July, 17 2001
Pros: Beautiful writing style, a unique look at Camelot through its female participants.
Cons: Some people don't take the religious debate all that well (I think it's great).
Review by torene
July, 03 2001
Pros: Complex characters and interesting twists of plot.
Cons: May be offensive to those sensitive to religious or sexual issues.
Review by frootbat31
June, 28 2001
Pros: Writing is exceptional, and the plot keeps you on your toes
Cons: Beginning was a bit long
Review by jankp
May, 27 2001
Pros: it's like being in the minds of these strong-willed women
Cons: your tolerance of Paganism and/or Christianity will be needed to enjoy this
Review by sonjjeanne
May, 15 2001
Pros: unique take on the legend
Cons: won't want to put it down
Review by ssa257
May, 05 2001
Pros: A different and enlightening perspective on the story of Arthur and Camelot.
Cons: I can't pronounce all the names...i'll just have to learn.
Review by swanbeauty
March, 29 2001
Pros: Rich, detailed writing, addictive narrative
Cons: anti-male, anti-sex, anti-blonde overtones
Review by vampire_miyu
March, 22 2001
Pros: The woman are the topic, fanasy elements
Cons: predjudice against christians, not as well written as it could be
Review by e2000echo
January, 27 2001
Pros: Beautifully written epic, Interesting to read over and over again
Cons: Some people find it too long
Review by raevyen
December, 21 2000
Pros: MZB's Style of writing
Cons: Perhaps the length of the book? Otherwise None
Review by fireblue98
December, 12 2000
Pros: easy read, excellent character development, pace will keep your attention
Cons: 800+ pages!
Review by Morganna444
December, 07 2000
Pros: It will keep you wrapped up for hours!
Cons: It flips from one character to another and often leaves you wanted to know what is happening with the other.
Review by xmineralx
October, 01 2000
Pros: Great storytelling, historically accurate
Review by singaporeboy
September, 24 2000
Pros: beautifully written, meticulously researched
Cons: none whatsoever