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Marion Zimmer Bradley is a science-fiction and fantasy writer, novelist, and editor. She was born in Albany, New York on June 3, 1930. Bradley attended the New York State College for Teachers from 1946 to 1948. She earned a B.A. from Hardin Simmons University in 1964. Bradley did graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley from 1965 to 1967. Bradley sold her first story to Fantastic Amazing Stories as part of an amateur fiction contest. She sold her first professional story to Vortex Science Fiction in 1952. Her novels include The Sword of Aldones and The Planet Savers. Both novels were set on Darkover, the setting for more than 20 subsequent Bradley novels. Bradley also wrote The Mists of Avalon, a reworking of the King Arthur legend with more emphasis on the female characters. She used the same approach with The Firebrand, which was based on The Iliad. In addition to writing more than 85 books, Bradley was the editor of an annual anthology for DAW Books, as well as the editor of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine. Bradley died in 1999. (Bowker Author Biography) Marion Zimmer Bradley was the bestselling author of "The Mists of Avalon", "Lady of Avalon", "The Forest House", & "The Firebrand", as well as the popular Darkover series of science fiction novels. She died in 1999. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Mists of Avalon 15,173 copies, 284 reviews
The Forest House 3,442 copies, 32 reviews
Lady of Avalon 3,063 copies, 18 reviews
The Firebrand 2,487 copies, 32 reviews
Priestess of Avalon 2,237 copies, 17 reviews
Darkover Landfall 1,522 copies, 26 reviews
Black Trillium 1,477 copies, 13 reviews
Hawkmistress! 1,321 copies, 11 reviews
Stormqueen! 1,246 copies, 16 reviews
The Forbidden Tower 1,128 copies, 6 reviews
The Heritage of Hastur 1,125 copies, 8 reviews
The Bloody Sun 1,120 copies, 8 reviews
The Shattered Chain 1,112 copies, 4 reviews
City of Sorcery 1,071 copies, 9 reviews
Thendara House 1,067 copies, 8 reviews
Exile's Song 1,043 copies, 6 reviews
The Spell Sword 1,013 copies, 8 reviews
Two to Conquer 1,011 copies, 8 reviews
Sharra's Exile 1,010 copies, 6 reviews
The Shadow Matrix 966 copies, 4 reviews
Star of Danger 953 copies, 9 reviews
The World Wreckers 938 copies, 7 reviews
The Heirs of Hammerfell 877 copies, 7 reviews
Rediscovery 862 copies, 8 reviews
Traitor's Sun 853 copies, 6 reviews
Tiger Burning Bright 783 copies, 7 reviews
Winds of Darkover 762 copies, 5 reviews
Lythande 761 copies, 16 reviews
Ghostlight 725 copies, 15 reviews
The Fall of Neskaya 684 copies, 10 reviews
Sword and Sorceress I (Editor) 647 copies, 6 reviews
Lady of the Trillium 604 copies, 3 reviews
Ravens of Avalon 574 copies, 12 reviews
The Keeper's Price (Editor) 573 copies, 3 reviews
The House Between the Worlds 560 copies, 7 reviews
Witchlight 554 copies, 7 reviews
The Inheritor 547 copies, 8 reviews
Hunters of the Red Moon (Author) 542 copies, 1 review
Zandru's Forge 513 copies, 6 reviews
Sword of Chaos and other stories (Editor; Contributor) 507 copies, 3 reviews
Free Amazons of Darkover 486 copies, 7 reviews
Sword and Sorceress III (Editor) 481 copies, 5 reviews
Gravelight 477 copies, 4 reviews
The Catch Trap 475 copies, 12 reviews
A Flame in Hali 469 copies, 7 reviews
Sword and Sorceress II (Editor) 445 copies, 4 reviews
The Ruins of Isis 434 copies, 2 reviews
The Other Side of the Mirror (Editor) 421 copies, 1 review
Warrior Woman 414 copies, 3 reviews
The Colors of Space 411 copies, 14 reviews
Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover 398 copies, 25 reviews
The Survivors 398 copies, 1 review
Red Sun of Darkover (Editor; Contributor) 391 copies, 2 reviews
Glenraven (Author) 387 copies, 3 reviews
The Saga of the Renunciates 383 copies, 4 reviews
Sword and Sorceress IV (Editor) 379 copies, 2 reviews
The Ages of Chaos 370 copies, 6 reviews
Four Moons of Darkover 367 copies, 2 reviews
The Sword of Aldones 362 copies, 4 reviews
The Alton Gift 357 copies, 6 reviews
Leroni of Darkover 344 copies, 5 reviews
Witch Hill 340 copies, 6 reviews
Heartlight 337 copies, 6 reviews
Night's Daughter 336 copies, 7 reviews
Sword and Sorceress V 335 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress X (Editor) 333 copies, 2 reviews
The Door Through Space 333 copies, 12 reviews
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley 323 copies, 2 reviews
Domains of Darkover (Editor; Contributor) 323 copies, 4 reviews
The Planet Savers 319 copies, 9 reviews
The Forbidden Circle 318 copies, 1 review
Renunciates of Darkover 307 copies, 1 review
Sword and Sorceress IX (Editor) 303 copies, 2 reviews
Heritage and Exile 299 copies, 7 reviews
Snows of Darkover 298 copies, 1 review
Sword and Sorceress XVI 297 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress VII (Editor) 294 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XV (Editor) 291 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XVII (Editor) 290 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress VI 288 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XI (Editor) 285 copies, 4 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XII (Editor) 284 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress VIII (Editor) 281 copies, 3 reviews
Darkover: First Contact 269 copies, 4 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XIII (Editor) 262 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XIV (Editor) 262 copies, 2 reviews
Towers of Darkover (Editor; Contributor) 260 copies
Endless universe 253 copies, 4 reviews
A World Divided 250 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XVIII (Editor) 245 copies, 3 reviews
Survey Ship 243 copies, 2 reviews
In the Rift 242 copies, 2 reviews
Web of Darkness 238 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XIX (Editor) 234 copies, 3 reviews
Falcons of Narabedla 214 copies, 2 reviews
Greyhaven (Editor) 213 copies, 2 reviews
The Gratitude of Kings 212 copies, 5 reviews
Hastur Lord 211 copies, 5 reviews
Web of Light 207 copies, 1 review
Les Dames du lac, tome 1 204 copies, 2 reviews
The brass dragon 202 copies, 2 reviews
Sword and Sorceress XX (Editor) 186 copies, 3 reviews
Children of Hastur 170 copies, 2 reviews
Dark Satanic 169 copies, 5 reviews
Seven from the Stars 154 copies, 3 reviews
Oath of the Renunciates 151 copies, 1 review
The Children of Kings 122 copies, 2 reviews
Spells of Wonder (Editor) 108 copies, 2 reviews
Endless Voyage 99 copies
The Winds of Darkover / The Anything Tree (Author) 85 copies, 2 reviews
Thunderlord 64 copies, 2 reviews
The Complete Lythande 55 copies, 27 reviews
Year of the Big Thaw 32 copies, 3 reviews
Luchsmond. 27 copies
Die Avalon-Kassette: 4 Bde. 23 copies, 1 review
Castle Terror (Author) 20 copies
L'Alliance 12 copies
I signori di Darkover (Editor) 12 copies
Elbow Room 6 copies
Bird of Prey 3 copies
A Sword of Chaos [novelette] 3 copies, 1 review
Hero's Moon 3 copies
2001 3 copies
2000 3 copies
2002 3 copies
Die Amazonen von Darkover (Author) 2 copies
Mgly Avalonu 2 copies
The Waterfall [short story] 2 copies, 1 review
Moonfire 2 copies, 1 review
1990 1 copy
1998 1 copy
1984 1 copy
1997 1 copy
Magic Flute 1 copy, 1 review
1995 1 copy
1996 1 copy
Bloody sun 1 copy
RAINHA DA TEMPESTADE 1 copy, 1 review
Phoenix 1 copy
Keyhole 1 copy
Legende of Lady bruna 1 copy, 1 review
Thieves' World (Contributor; Contributor) 1,407 copies, 14 reviews
Ancestors of Avalon (Autor, some editions) 1,189 copies, 13 reviews
The Birthgrave (Introduction, some editions) 641 copies, 16 reviews
Women of Wonder (Contributor) 311 copies, 6 reviews
100 Great Fantasy Short, Short Stories (Contributor) 222 copies, 5 reviews
Grails: Quests of the Dawn (Contributor) 218 copies, 5 reviews
Space Opera (Contributor) 208 copies, 3 reviews
The 1981 Annual World's Best SF (Contributor) 192 copies, 3 reviews
The Way of the Wizard (Contributor) 186 copies, 5 reviews
Children of the Atom (Afterword, some editions) 176 copies, 9 reviews
A Century of Science Fiction (Contributor) 173 copies, 1 review
Year's Best Fantasy 2 (Contributor) 156 copies, 3 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Sorcerers' Tales (Contributor) 142 copies, 1 review
Spell Singers (Contributor) 129 copies, 2 reviews
Treasures of Fantasy (Contributor) 126 copies, 1 review
Moonsinger's Friends: In Honor of Andre Norton (Contributor) 125 copies, 1 review
A Magic-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic (Contributor) 118 copies, 1 review
Excalibur (Contributor) 115 copies
Visions of Fantasy: Tales from the Masters (Contributor) 92 copies, 2 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Merlin (Contributor) 86 copies
The Mists of Avalon [2001 film] (Original book) 83 copies, 1 review
The DAW science fiction reader (Contributor) 79 copies
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories (Contributor) 76 copies
Thieves' World: First Blood (Contributor) 61 copies
The Paganism Reader (Contributor) 60 copies, 1 review
The Merlin Chronicles (Contributor) 59 copies
The Chronicles of the Round Table (Afterword) 58 copies
Lost Mars: The Golden Age of the Red Planet (Contributor) 55 copies, 1 review
Stellar #5: Science-Fiction Stories (Contributor) 51 copies, 1 review
The Second Science Fiction Megapack (Author) 49 copies, 3 reviews
Tales by Moonlight II (Contributor) 42 copies
Women of Vision : Essays by Women Writing Science Fiction (Contributor, some editions) 32 copies, 1 review
Top Fantasy (Contributor) 29 copies
Music of Darkover (some editions) 23 copies, 2 reviews
The Best from Amazing Stories (Contributor) 19 copies
Science Fiction Jahrbuch 1983. (Contributor, some editions) 13 copies
Univers 1982 (Contributor) 12 copies
Science Fiction Almanach 1981. (Author, some editions) 10 copies
Across the Spectrum (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
Sinister Wisdom 14 (Contributor) 6 copies
Venture Science Fiction May 1957 (Contributor) 5 copies
Beyond the Fields We Know (Contributor; Contributor) 4 copies
The Passionate Café (Contributor) 3 copies, 1 review
Future Science Fiction October 1954 (Contributor; Contributor) 3 copies
Fantastic Universe March 1955 (Contributor) 2 copies

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