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Afterglow and Nightfall (Brothers of Gwynedd #4)

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Their principality greatly truncated by the English armies, Llewelyn and his beloved wife, Eleanor, are left to rule a much smaller state in the heart of Gwynedd and Snowdonia. Llewelyn is patient with the arrogant bickering of Edward's men and rejoices in the renewed loyalty of his younger brother David - the same David who has twice betrayed him.

But loyal or treacherous,
Paperback, 341 pages
Published July 14th 1988 by Headline (first published 1977)
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Aug 28, 2009 Gill rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: everyone
Shelves: ep, other-times, cymru
I shall have withdrawal symptoms, after reading the four books back-to-back. The tension is not as great as it might be in most of her books in this the fourth of the quartet, as I knew the historical outcome of the action, but her touch with drawing the emotions out of a situation and painting a vivid and engrossing landscape peopled with characters one really has got to know nd care about, is as deft as always. I am compiling a map with pictures of the various places and castles which feature ...more
Apr 19, 2010 Bikki rated it really liked it
I put this book down in the middle because I was having a hard time getting through it - I didn't want to read a sad ending although I knew essentially what the ending was going to be. I was encouraged to keep going and the last 150 pages flew by and I am glad that I plugged through.

I thought the series was well written and thorough in description. I liked the use of the narrator who could tie the story together, but who also had his own story. Although I don't know how realistic that was, it w
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Oct 27, 2015 Rachel Houston rated it it was ok
This was all the boredom of reading a non-fiction book without the benefit of being able to say you read a non-fiction book. Maybe it was just a let down after reading Sharon Kay Penman's version of Llewelyn in The Reckoning.
Aug 08, 2015 Zareen rated it really liked it
This is the fourth novel in the stories of the Brothers who were the Princes of Wales. It was about the relationship between them. It was mirrored in the relationship between Samson & his legitimate half brother Godred, a Judas like character. The only difference is that Judas was confused & repented of his treachery but I am unsure whether Godred ever reprinted of anything evil he committed.
The narrator is Samson who served as clerk to Prince Llewelyn who he loved & to whom he was u
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aka Peter Benedict, Jolyon Carr, Ellis Peters (later editions of her work are sometimes published under this pseudonym), and John Redfern

West Midlands Literary Heritage website biography

Novelist. Born September 1913 at Horsehay, Shropshire. Her father was a clerk at a local ironworks. Edith attended Dawley Church of England School and the Coalbrookdale High School for Girls. Through her mother, s
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