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The Book of the Night

3.45  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 287 pages
Published March 1st 1986 by The Women's Press (first published 1984)
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I don’t really feel qualified to review this book because I believe it contains many allusions as well as historical material with which I am unfamiliar. However, because I have found only two other reader reviews online, both of which say very little, I feel I need to write something!
I found this book in a box on the sidewalk, a moldy hardback signed by the author, who took ten years to complete it. The first fifty pages or so were a confusing mixture of voices and descriptions given in lists
Kalends A.D. 900, The Island of Iona. In a remote monastery on Dun Hi, the monks are caught between the old gods and the new rules of Rome. Beyond the spine of Britain, all is strife, plague, murder and heresy travel the land. A world of imagination in which the 10th Century exists simultaneously with the 20th.
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