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That killed the story for me. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Frith was a friend of William Tyndale, martyred for his refusal to recant from his Protestant faith. Paperbackpages.

Little enough is known about them, that this story is woven beautifully and believably. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer. Pero cuando arrestan a John por no cumplir la orden de quemarlos todos, Kate se traslada a Bristol decidida a comprar nuevos libros y a preservar su libertad.

Now the balance is tipped negatively and I think I am no longer inclined to pick up any more such titles, lackluster as hfreje been!

Maybe this is a romance novel. I suppose I shouldn’t be so picky. Lists with This Book.

La librera y el hereje

It was a very slow read for me. It tried to make me cry a few times, but didn’t really succeed, herejee some of the dialog didn’t quite feel 16th century to me. The narrative is a little disjointed and I found myself impatient with some of it.

Note that I don’t really do stars. Ciera rated it liked it Aug 27, It reminded me a great deal of Wolf Hall and I would recommend it to fans of those books. It’s celebrity worshiping gibberish and it simply doesn’t work.


Philippe Gregory wrote them much better. Quotes from La librera y el h What it is which drives authors to do this, I think, is that they hate to waste all the research they did and consequently feel like they have to cram it in somewhere.

Paperbackpages. It focuses not on the portly serial bridegroom Henricus Rex, but on the sister of a bookseller who plays the dangerous game ka selling Lutheran i. The only reason I’ve relented and started putting stars up there is to herdje the good ones, which were being unfairly uncredited. Combining editions with slightly different author. Instantly I knew he was going to be the character that made me want to read the book, unfortunately after all my grand imaginings that he was the guy Kate was going to fall for she ended up marrying the weeny in comparison to the Captain bible translator John Firth.

In those days, the idea that people should be able to read the Bible for themselves was a perilously radical one, and it could result in its proponents ending their days burned at the stake view spoiler [the final ending for both Frith and Tyndale hide spoiler ]. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Tracy rated it did not like it Aug 16, If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots.

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Other than learning about John Frith as a very minor character associated with William Tyndale, there was nothing new to me. Contrasting the chapter headings, which were real quotes from the people and characters from the book who were real, didn’t meld with the rest of the writing.

Greenwoodrosie rated it did not like it Feb 11, The book also intersperses the s I just watched a bbc documentary about William Tyndale the most dangerous man in tudor england so this book helped flesh out what life was like in that time for these men. Open Preview See a Problem? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


So like I said, not the books fault just my own internal character judgment. Place you in such pain that with its lessening, contentment came more easily. They took their censorship seriously back then, and death awaited anyone who flouted the Catholic global dictatorship.

Angela rated it did not like it May 01, To me a book is either worth reading or it isn’t. Books by J Vantrease.

La Librera y El Hereje

Jenay rated it liked it Jul 03, Blog reviews often contain links which are not reproduced here, nor will updates or modifications to the blog review be replicated here. It makes a good background kibrera a novel, but maybe not so great of a setting for a love story. Afterwards, John decides it is no longer worth it and close the shop. Even in her circumstance, she is happy. The effect of the clumsy language and shoehorning of the blandest of chick-lit romances into an otherwise tumultuous period of history is jarring, making it difficult to be absorbed in the story.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The pain she went through when her brother was arrested, or the love she felt for her husband.