City of Sorcery Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Like others in the Bradley canon which use the Amazon motif, whether in the fantasy world of Darkover or the historical settings of Greek and Roman times, The City of Sorcery would be a good read in a feminist study group whose members enjoy science fiction.

Especially when read in a sequence which includes Thendara House, this novel is a culmination of the Darkover ian Free Amazon quest which allows readers to discuss the final goals of the Renunciates' value system. Its mythic and other-worldly atmosphere creates a powerful backdrop for its apocalyptic struggle between positive and negative female forces, represented by the goddesses Avarra and Acquillara, and for the spiritual quest which refines and unites the team members.

1. One of the elements of the quest motif requires the various seekers for the holy city to be tested, both spiritually and physically, recognize, and overcome their...

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