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The Reckoning, by Sharon Penman
  

The Reckoning,

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Synopsis

The Reckoning, by Sharon Penman

This book completes the splendid sequence of novels on the struggle between the independent Welsh Princes and the growing English strength which began with Here be Dragons, continued with Falls the Shadow and is now completed with The Reckoning. The major figures in The Reckoning are the splendid dominant King of England, Edward I, and The Great Llewellyn II, Prince of Wales. His long love affair and eventual marriage with Ellen, daughter of Simon De Montfort, provides the strong emotional interest in the book, while the political machinations of Edward against the Welsh and the Scots, together with Llewellyn's struggle to control the recalcitrant Welsh Princes provides the political and military drama.

About the Author

Sharon Kay Penman is the author of seven previous historical novels and four medieval mysteries set during the reign of Eleanor of Aquitaine. She lives in Mays Landing, New Jersey. A King's Ransom continues from the long-awaited Lionheart which published in 2012, and completes the story of Richard I.

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Book Info

Publication date

25th June 1992

Author

Sharon Penman

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Author's Website

www.sharonkaypenman.com/

Publisher

Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
592 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Historical fiction

ISBN

9780140113259

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