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Falls the Shadow by Sharon Kay Penman
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Jun 17, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: kindle
Recommended for: Those who appreciate readable history

This is the 2nd book of Penman's Welsh trilogy. The widowed sister of King Henry, Nell, has remarried, against her brother's wishes. Her new husband, Simon de Montfort, is a strong-willed defender of king and adopted country, but also an enemy to injustice. This puts him in conflict with Henry and other nobles. As always, Penman has created a highly readable history of the mid to late 13th century through the use of a love story and focus on the day to day lives of people of all classes. If only history could be taught this way!

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Reading Progress

June 17, 2011 – Shelved
June 17, 2011 – Shelved as: kindle
September 7, 2011 – Started Reading
September 7, 2011 –
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November 16, 2011 – Finished Reading
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