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Falls the Shadow

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Staff Pick

One of Penman's earlier novels and the second in her trilogy chronicling thirteenth-century England and Wales, Falls the Shadow tells the story of the uncompromising Simon de Montfort and his collision course with his mercurial brother-in-law, Henry III. Like the rest of Penman's novels, Falls the Shadow is well-researched and beautifully written.
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Synopsis:

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

THE BOSTON HERALD

This is Simon de Montfort's story--and the story of King Henry III, as weak and changeable as Montfort was brash and unbending. It is a saga of two opposing wills that would later clash in a storm of violence and betrayal, a story straight from the pages of history that brings the world of the thirteenth century comletely, provocatively, and magnificently alive. Above all, this is a story of conflict and treachery, of human frailty and broken legends, a tale of pageantry and grandeur that is as unforgettable as it is real....

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345360335
Author:
Penman, Sharon Kay
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Great Britain History Henry III, 1216-1272 Fiction.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Series Volume:
no. 90-1
Publication Date:
April 1989
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
8.06x5.30x1.06 in. .95 lbs.

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Product details 592 pages Ballantine Books - English 9780345360335 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

One of Penman's earlier novels and the second in her trilogy chronicling thirteenth-century England and Wales, Falls the Shadow tells the story of the uncompromising Simon de Montfort and his collision course with his mercurial brother-in-law, Henry III. Like the rest of Penman's novels, Falls the Shadow is well-researched and beautifully written.

"Synopsis" by , "A marvelous literary and historical achievement...Impossible to put down."

THE BOSTON HERALD

This is Simon de Montfort's story--and the story of King Henry III, as weak and changeable as Montfort was brash and unbending. It is a saga of two opposing wills that would later clash in a storm of violence and betrayal, a story straight from the pages of history that brings the world of the thirteenth century comletely, provocatively, and magnificently alive. Above all, this is a story of conflict and treachery, of human frailty and broken legends, a tale of pageantry and grandeur that is as unforgettable as it is real....

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