The Firebrand by Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Firebrand

Marion Zimmer Bradley

fiction fantasy historical adventurous slow-paced

608 pages | first published 1987


Blending archaeological fact and legend, the myths of the gods and the feats of heroes, Marion Zimmer Bradley breathes new life into the classic tale of the Trojan War-reinventing larger-than-life figures as living people engaged in a desperate st...
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reflective 33%
tense 33%


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