Sharon Penman Falls the Shadow

ISBN 13: 9780140113242

Falls the Shadow

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9780140113242: Falls the Shadow

Read, but well kept. Simon de Montfort - aristocratic champion of the people, French born crusader for English rights - blazed across the troubled thirteenth century like an afterglow of Camelot. A superb blend of fact and fiction, private passions and public life, this a story of great ambition, and greater love, brought yo brilliant life. (fic)

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This novel about the struggle for power in England in the Middle Ages centres on the life of Simon de Montfort, a French nobleman who came to England to lay claim to an earldom, married the King's sister, and eventually mounted a civil war against Henry III.

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"A marvelous literary and historical achievement.... Impossible to put down." ---"Boston"" ""Herald
""Absorbing. . . . [Penman] manages to illuminate the alien shadowland of the Middle Ages and populate it with vital characters whose politics and passions are as vivid as our own." ---"San Francisco"" Chronicle
""A remarkably detailed look at how people lived in medieval England and Wales. . . .Worth reading." ---"The Plain Dealer"" (Cleveland)
""A vivid portrait of a lost time . . . full of fascinating personality studies . . . Once you enter her world you're hooked." ---"Seattle"" Post-Intelligencer"""

“A marvelous literary and historical achievement…. Impossible to put down.” ---"Boston"" ""Herald
"“Absorbing. . . . [Penman] manages to illuminate the alien shadowland of the Middle Ages and populate it with vital characters whose politics and passions are as vivid as our own.” ---"San Francisco"" Chronicle
"“A remarkably detailed look at how people lived in medieval England and Wales. . . .Worth reading.” ---"The Plain Dealer"" (Cleveland)
"“A vivid portrait of a lost time . . . full of fascinating personality studies . . . Once you enter her world you’re hooked.” ---"Seattle"" Post-Intelligencer"""

"A marvelous literary and historical achievement.... Impossible to put down." ---"Boston""""Herald
""Absorbing. . . . [Penman] manages to illuminate the alien shadowland of the Middle Ages and populate it with vital characters whose politics and passions are as vivid as our own." ---"San Francisco"" Chronicle
""A remarkably detailed look at how people lived in medieval England and Wales. . . .Worth reading." ---"The Plain Dealer"" (Cleveland)
""A vivid portrait of a lost time . . . full of fascinating personality studies . . . Once you enter her world you're hooked." ---"Seattle"" Post-Intelligencer"""

A marvelous literary and historical achievement . Impossible to put down. "Boston Herald"

Absorbing. . . . [Penman] manages to illuminate the alien shadowland of the Middle Ages and populate it with vital characters whose politics and passions are as vivid as our own. "San Francisco Chronicle"

A remarkably detailed look at how people lived in medieval England and Wales. . . .Worth reading. "The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)"

A vivid portrait of a lost time . . . full of fascinating personality studies . . . Once you enter her world you're hooked. "Seattle Post-Intelligencer""

A marvelous literary and historical achievement . Impossible to put down. Boston Herald

Absorbing. . . . [Penman] manages to illuminate the alien shadowland of the Middle Ages and populate it with vital characters whose politics and passions are as vivid as our own. San Francisco Chronicle

A remarkably detailed look at how people lived in medieval England and Wales. . . .Worth reading. The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)

A vivid portrait of a lost time . . . full of fascinating personality studies . . . Once you enter her world you're hooked. Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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