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A Destiny is Sworn
Rhianwen Roberts
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A Destiny is Sworn

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Historical Fiction. In Welsh mythology "to swear a destiny" upon anyone was to deliver that person, for good or ill, into the hands of that ageless and inexorable mistress: Fate. A Destiny is Sworn is a story about Fate. It tells of Wales in the early years of the 15th century: of the national uprising of the great Welsh leader, Owain Glyndwr - of a world of bards, bawds, ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published May 15th 2001 by Farolito Press
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Jack Massa
May 10, 2012 rated it liked it
Involving medieval saga set in Wales, circa 1400. The story centers on a noble family, chieftains of the Island of Mona (and ancestors, as it turns out, of the Tudor Dynasty) as they struggle through the rebellion of Welsh Prince Owen Glendower against the English crown.

Roberts fills her tale with battles, adventure, betrayals, hardships, exile, politics, poetry, fierce loyalty, and all kinds of love -- all the ingredients to please readers who like this kind of fiction. The characters, particu
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