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The Burning Times: A Novel

The Burning Times: A Novel

by Jeanne Kalogridis

Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 9780684869247
Pages: 400
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 10 Mb
Date posting: 2021-03-01
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The year is 1357. The Inquisition rages throughout medieval France, searching ruthlessly for heretics. In an epic tale of passion, mystery, and unspeakable danger, one woman faces the flames...and triumphs. Mother Marie Françoise, born Sybille, is a midwife with a precocious gift for magic — a gift that makes her a prime target for persecution at the hands of the Church. She flees her village and takes refuge in a Franciscan sisterhood. Before long, Sybille's unusual powers bring her under the scrutiny of the Inquisition. Michel, a pious and compassionate monk sent to hear her confession, finds himself drawn more ...