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False Ambassador (Byzantine Trilogy #2)

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  1 review
A historical novel set at the end of the Middle Ages rich in ideas, colour and action
ebook, 392 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Dedalus (first published August 2001)
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(original read aug 2011) This is a very good book but falls short of the masterpiece it could have been with a scattered last third that reads like a collection of vignettes more than a novel.

The first 2/3 following narrator Thomas Deerham - a page of an English nobleman in the 100 Years War - from the siege of Orleans where his master dies, to his induction in the ranks of a mercenary company and then later to accompany the noted humanist (and future Pope) Picollomini on a diplomatic mission fo...more
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