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The Forest House

Författare: Marion Zimmer Bradley
Genre: Historisk roman
Ämnesord: filosofi, depression, krig, mat, politik, hälsa, mord, musik, psykologi, humor, religion, natur, historia, kärlek, kultur, spänning, ungdom
ISBN: 9781400167845

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"Her awareness flared with images of blood and splendour, battles and stone cities and a green tor above an inland sea, fire and sword and finally a fair-haired man with Gaius´s eyes who rode to battle with the image of the Lady on his shield..."

Eilan, daughter of the Druids, is destined to serve the Great Goddess as a virgin priestess, Gaius, son of a Roman father and British mother, serves with the legions. Trapped between a love that can never be permitted and duty to their irreconcilable cultures, their hearts and minds are in turmoil as the waning power of Rome and the rising rebellion of the tribes convulse and clash in the bitter struggle for Britian.

Yet it is forehold that from their tragic union of Eagle and Dragon will come one day a defender of the land....

Utdrag ur boken:
"Funny thing, how people keep fighting about religion, when really it's all the same. Seems to me it's the priests who make all problems; most people just want good harvest and healthy babies, just trying to get along.
Medelbetyg: 4 (1 röster)
Bok recensioner av The Forest House :
2015-06-05 20:54
Today it is difficult to imagine that Rome was a giant empire in the beginning of our era.

This novel set in the first century are very interesting history. Roman Emperor wanted to rule the whole world.
In this story, it's Brittannien that is conquered and those who were not slaves or insurgents quickly took to the Roman customs.
What I found very interesting was all religious acts and that Christianity was considered an odd jew religion nevertheless had followers.

The book was thrilling to read.
Betyg 4
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