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Author LinkPenman, Sharon Kay.
Title LinkFalls the shadow / Sharon Kay Penman.
Variant Title Falls the shadow : a novel
Edition 1st St. Martin’s Griffin ed.
Imprint New York : St. Martin’s Griffin, 2008.
Description 580 p. :  ill., map ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Book
Gen. Note Second book in the trilogy which starts with Here Be Dragons and concludes with The Reckoning.
Summary Simon de Montfort was a man ahead of his time in the thirteenth century, a disinherited Frenchman who talked his way into an English earldom and marriage with a sister of the English king, Henry III. A charismatic, obstinate leader, Simon soon lost patience with the king’s incompetence and inability to keep his word, and found himself the champion of the common people. This is his story, and the story of Henry III, as weak and changeable as Simon was brash and unbending. It is a tale of opposing wills that would eventually clash in a storm of violence and betrayal--an irresistible saga that brings the pages of history completely, provocatively, and magnificently alive.--p. [4] of cover.
Subject LinkGreat Britain -- History -- Henry III, 1216-1272 -- Fiction.
Subject LinkHistorical fiction.

System Number 000662982
ISBN Link9780312382469 (pbk.)
Link0312382464 (pbk.)

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