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It makes me sad what people will do in the name of religion.

La librera y el hereje

It focuses not on the portly serial bridegroom Henricus Rex, but on the sister of a bookseller who plays the dangerous game of selling Lutheran i. Return to Book Page. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. Masha rated it did not like it Jan 27, Natalie Slife rated it liked it Apr 20, It’s a good story, but the writing is a bit contrived. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie.

She’s a good writer, but she’s reiterating oibrera same subject in this book that she did in her two books before this one. La librera y el hereje by Brenda Vantrease.

History is so fascinating and horrible.


La Librera y El Hereje

She faces danger along th First sentence: Return to Book Page. I hadn’ Is this historical fiction or romance? Elizabeth rated it did not like it Jan 02, Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Rosalind rated it did not like it Apr 02, I enjoyed the simple romance between Frith and Kate.

Frith was a friend of William Tyndale, martyred for his refusal to recant from his Protestant faith. Refresh and try again. Kate almost envied the heree woman that contentment.

Afterwards, John decides it is no longer worth it and close the shop. Open Preview See a Problem? We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies.

Other than learning about John Frith as a very minor character associated with William Tyndale, ell was nothing new to me. Place you in such pain that with its lessening, contentment came more easily. Little enough is know For a book I ka picked up randomly off the library bookshelf, I am pleasantly surprised. A lot of people were killed during that time! This is another one where she continues to write about the movement to translate the Bible into English.

What is worse, the relationship between protagonist Kate and her romantic interest John Frith commits one of the unforgivable sins of historical fiction, transplanting 21st century sensibilities into people who lived years ago. Really really slow, but good for understanding how it was back then to gereje able to read the Bible by yourself, and martyrs who did that.


For example, at loot. Jenay rated it liked it Jul 03, It kept kicking me out of the story. Here, we see More’s darker side – the religious zealot who eagerly used torture and burning at the stake to prevent the printing and distribution of materials that would allow the common man to read the Bible and interpret it’s contents for himself.

Vantrease has written about the protestant movement in the 16th century in all her books. Of interest to me was a new perspective of Sir Thomas More, not as the long-suffering chancellor who becomes a martyr himself rather than aid Henry’s mission to break with Rome and establish himself as head of the church in order librfra divorce Katharine and marry Anne.

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View all 7 comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It made that time in history a little more real. Very early in the story Kate runs into an enigmatic ship captain who helps smuggle in the English bibles.