Synopses & Reviews
Set in the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries, during the Hundred Years War between France and England, Haasse's epic masterpiece brilliantly captures the power, passion and political intrigue of the Middle Ages.
In this novel, set in the 15th century during the Hundred Years War between France and England, Hella Haasse brilliantly captures all the drama of one of the great ages of history.
About the Author
Hella S. Haasse has written 17 novels as well as poetry, plays and essays, and has received many honors and awards including the Netherlands State Award for Literature. Her books have been translated into English, French, German, Swedish, Italian, Hungarian, Serbo-Croatian and Welsh.