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I'm Audra, a 30-something married lesbian. I love interesting heroines, gorgeous prose, place as character, and the occasional werewolf.
The King Arthur Companion: The Legendary World of Camelot and the Round Table as Revealed by the Tales Themselves .. - Phyllis Ann Karr I found this as a middle school student at a library and was immediately enamored of the lists: people, places, obscure details... and the fantasy art-style illustrations. I've no idea how academic this tome was but it was a fantastic reference while I was working through a few Arthurian books.