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Last Hours

A Sweeping, Utterly Gripping Historical Novel For Fans Of Kate Mosse And Julian Fellowes

Last Hours - Walters, Minette - ISBN: 9781760632144
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Minette Walters Has Been A Master Of Crime Fiction For Nearly Two Decades. Now This Extraordinary Writer Turns Her Talents In A Bold New Direction; A Sweeping, Utterly Gripping Historical Novel Set During The Time Of The Black Death In Dorset.


Titel: Last Hours
auteur: Walters, Minette
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 576
Uitgever: Allen & Unwin
NUR: Fictie overig
Afmetingen: 198 x 129 x 37
Gewicht: 392 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781760632144
Intern nummer: 40808485


June, 1348: the Black Death enters England through the port of Melcombe in the county of Dorsetshire. Unprepared for the virulence of the disease, and the speed with which it spreads, the people of the county start to die in their thousands.

In the estate of Develish, Lady Anne takes control of her people's future - including the lives of two hundred bonded serfs. Strong, compassionate and resourceful, Lady Anne chooses a bastard slave, Thaddeus Thurkell, to act as her steward. Together, they decide to quarantine Develish by bringing the serfs inside the walls. With this sudden overturning of the accepted social order, where serfs exist only to serve their lords, conflicts soon arise. Ignorant of what is happening in the world outside, they wrestle with themselves, with God and with the terrible uncertainty of their futures.

Lady Anne's people fear starvation but they fear the pestilence more. Who amongst them has the courage to leave the security of the walls?

And how safe is anyone in Develish when a dreadful event threatens the uneasy status quo..?


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