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  • THE FOOL'S TALE: A Novel of Medieval Wales. by Galland, Nicole
    Galland, Nicole
    THE FOOL'S TALE: A Novel of Medieval Wales.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2005). First edition - The author's first novel - "a moving and beautifully rendered tale of love and politics, loyalty and duplicity -- and the extreme lengths to which such forces drive us. The year 1198. All of Wales is in turmoil.King Maelgwyn ap Cadwallon, known to his people as Noble, is struggling to protect his small kingdom from treacherous Welsh princes and Roger Mortimer, an ambitious English baron who murdered Noble's father years earlier. Desperate to secure a peace treaty, the king grimly agrees to a political marriage with Isabel Mortimer, Roger's niece." Map, pronunciation guide, author's note. xvi, 526 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76108
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  • THE FATAL CROWN. by Jones, Ellen.
    Jones, Ellen.
    THE FATAL CROWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a sweeping historical epic set in the early years of the 12th century and centering on the conflict and love affair between the English princess Maud, whom her father, Henry I, wanted to have as his heir to the throne, and her
    cousin, Stephen of Blois, whose claim to the throne was supported by the barons and the Church, outraged at the thought of a woman ruler. 556 pp.Wrap-around cover dustjacket art by Kinuko Craft. ISBN: 0-671-717332.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 59210
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  • WHEN CHRIST AND HIS SAINTS SLEPT. by Penman, Sharon Kay.
    Penman, Sharon Kay.
    WHEN CHRIST AND HIS SAINTS SLEPT.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1996.). Epic historical novel set in the early twelfh century, the story of Henry I's courageous daughter, Maude, the heir to the throne. Double page map. Author's note. 746 pp. ISBN: 9780345396686.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 54732
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  • WHEN CHRIST AND HIS SAINTS SLEPT. by Penman, Sharon Kay.
    Penman, Sharon Kay.
    WHEN CHRIST AND HIS SAINTS SLEPT.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Ballantine, (1996.). Epic historical novel set in the early twelfh century, the story of Henry I's courageous daughter, Maude, the heir to the throne. Double page map. Author's note. 746 pp. ISBN: 9780345396686.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54354
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  • QUEEN OF SWORDS. by Tarr, Judith.
    Tarr, Judith.
    QUEEN OF SWORDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / Tom Doherty Associates, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel about Melisende, the twelfth century Crusader Queen of Jerusalem, forced to marry an older man, and later regent to her young son who became the king . The story is told through the eyes of Lady Richildis, a fictional character, a young Frankish woman on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, who becomes one of Melisende's confidantes. Author's note. 464 pp. ISBN: 0-312858213.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85751
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