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Sarah Broadhurst's view...
The Gleemaiden, similar to a minstrel, keeps a motley bunch amused on the road to Durham as a church bell needs transporting, but there is a sinister side to the journey too. In a gentle, fun tale with poignant moments and the brutality of the age, we conclude this medieval trilogy begun with The Bone-Pedlar, quite able to be read on its own..
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Similar this month: Will Davenport, Posie Graeme-Evans.
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The Gleemaiden by Sylvian Hamilton
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Publication date7th March 2005
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