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Lamentation

A Shardlake Novel
  • By C. J. Sansom
$13.79
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"A triumph both as detective fiction and as a novel ... superior to Hilary Mantel."--The Independent

Summer, 1546. King Henry VIII is slowly, painfully dying. His Protestant and Catholic councilors are engaged in a power struggle; whoever wins will control the government. The Catholic party focuses its attack on Henry's sixth wife--and Matthew Shardlake's old mentor--Queen Catherine Parr.

The Queen has authored a confessional book, Lamentation of a Sinner, so radically Protestant that if it came to the King's attention it could bring both her and her sympathizers crashing down. Although the secret book was kept hidden inside a locked chest in the Queen's private chamber, it has inexplicably vanished. Shardlake's investigations take him on a trail that begins among the backstreet printshops of London, but leads him and his trusty assistant Jack Barak into the dark and labyrinthine world of court politics, a world Shardlake swore never to enter again.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780316254977
    • Manufacturer: Mulholland
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780316254977
    • Publication Date: 02/01/2016
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: C. J. Sansom
    • Page Count: 656
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.00 pounds
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