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Published September by Maeva first published January 1st Place you in such pain that with its lessening, contentment came more easily. Intrigue, courage and a little romance thrown in this telling. Refresh and try again. During those turbulent years, what was considered safe, orthodox belief changed at the whim of the king and whatever powerful people he currently held in favor.

Now the balance is tipped negatively and I think I am no longer inclined herje pick up any more such titles, lackluster as they’ve been!

In history, Frith’s wife is never named, but we know he had one. I just watched a bbc documentary about William Tyndale the most dangerous man in tudor england so this book helped flesh out what life was like in that time for these men. Even in her circumstance, she is happy.

It made that time in history a little more real. I think it would have been tedious to have read this in the same English which Shakespeare knew, or in which the King James Bible was written, but there had to be a happier compromise than this one.

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Herejd a fan of historical fiction, i loved this book because it documents the time heretics suffered massive persecution through the reign of King Henry VIII.

It kept kicking me out of the story. Little enough is know For a book I literally picked up randomly off the library bookshelf, I am pleasantly surprised.

La librera y el hereje

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was a very slow read for me. It tried to make me cry a few times, but didn’t really succeed, and some of the dialog didn’t quite feel 16th century to me. Of interest to me was a new perspective of Sir Thomas More, not as the long-suffering chancellor who becomes a martyr himself rather than aid Henry’s mission to break with Rome and establish himself as head of the church in order to divorce Katharine and marry Anne.

What is worse, the relationship between protagonist Kate and her romantic interest John Frith commits one of the unforgivable sins of historical fiction, transplanting 21st century sensibilities into people who lived years ago.

To ask other readers questions about La librera y el herejeplease sign up. An interesting book about this period of time, as the reformation is getting started. That killed the story for me. It’s a good story, but the writing is a bit contrived. The only reason I’ve relented librefa started putting stars up there is to credit the good ones, which were being unfairly uncredited.


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Be the first to ask a question about La librera y el hereje. Instantly I knew he was going to be the character that made me want to read the book, unfortunately after all my grand imaginings that he was the guy Kate was going to fall for she ended up marrying the weeny in comparison to the Captain bible translator John Firth.

Kate almost envied the wounded woman that contentment. For historical fiction it was a pretty easy read, which was nice in some ways. Natalie Slife rated it liked it Apr ek, Published September by Maeva first published January 1st Little enough is known about them, that this story is woven beautifully and believably.

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Afterwards, John decides it is no lirera worth it and close the shop. Well written and very informative. Tracy rated it did not like it Aug 16,