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  • Revelation
  • C.J. Sansom
  • English
  • 01 February 2018
  • 9781405092722

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Free download Ô Revelation É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ections to both and to the prophecies of the book of Revelation Shardlake follows a trail of horrific murders that are igniting frenzied talk of witchcraft and demonic possession For what else would the Tudor mind make of a serial kill. This is the fourth novel in the series featuring lawyer Matthew Shardlake and his assistant Jack Barak This is one of the darkest most unsettling books in the series involving Shardlake and Barak in the hunt for a Tudor serial killer who has an obsession with the book of Revelations and a client who is declared insane and sent to the BedlamKing Henry is planning to take another wife and is busy trying to convince Catherine Parr to marry him Speaking of matrimony Barak s marriage to Tamasin is suffering difficulties and Matthew s old friend Roger Elliard is murdered Matthew had hoped to marry Roger s wife Dorothy and he feels responsible to help her by tracking down Roger s killer However the crime is not a simple one and brings him back into contact with those at the centre of power and the Court Thomas Cranmer Thomas Seymour and Edward Seymour Earl of Hertford London is portrayed as a city rife with religious tension Reformers are under scrutiny Cranmer fears investigation and there is a climate of fear on the streets Along with the strain between Barak and Tamasin Matthew s old friend Guy has a new apprentice called Piers who Matthew feels uneasy about As Shardlake attempts to protect his client and track down a killer you can almost feel the tension both on the streets and between the characters This is an excellent addition to the series intelligent thoughtful and well written a superior historical mystery

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Free download Ô Revelation É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Lady Catherine is known to have reformist sympathies Meanwhile a teenage boy a religious maniac has been placed in the Bedlam hospital for the insane When an old friend of Matthew Shardlake is murdered his investigations leads to conn. The fourth installment in this excellent series and it is easily worth five stars One of the best things about these books is the delightful way the author discusses all the details of the lifestyle of Tudor England I have always found this a fascinating period of history and CJ Sansom knows how to make the most of it In this book Matthew Shardlake our daring hunchback lawyerdetective is working for Archbishop Cranmer and HenryVIII is preparing to marry Catherine Parr Life becomes very dangerous at times for our hero and there are numerous very gruesome murders Extremely entertaining and for me unputdownable Now for the next one

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Free download Ô Revelation É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Spring 1543 King Henry VIII is wooing Lady Catherine Parr whom he wants for his sixth wife But this time the object of his affections is resisting Archbishop Cranmer and the embattled Protestant faction at court are watching keenly for. 45 The water under the ice was red bright red My heart began thumping painfully By their short black robes the two young men standing staring into the fountain were students There s there s a man in the fountain he said in a trembling voice The other student pointed at something sticking out of the water That that s a foot But I sat transfixed by what was for me a double horror The first was the great gaping wound in the man s throat red against the dead white skin and stretching almost from ear to ear The second was the face The face is of an old friend of Matthew Shardlake and he promises the widow whom he knew and cared for since their youth to find the killer This is the 1500s Reformation England when London had a population of about 60000 Shardlake is a busy London lawyer who used to work for Thomas Cromwell but with Cromwell gone executed he has been leading a ordinary life and trying to stay out of King Henry VIII s line of fireThis is a grisly gruesome tale and if it were anybody but Matthew Shardlake I probably wouldn t follow where he goes It is also a bit long as this follows the trail of a serial killer who has a list of targets making Shardlake s work doubly difficult as he and the others try to figure out who will be the next one chosen to represent the madman s vision of revenge All must be kept hidden from the King and the public as it seems possible that the King s latest fancy may be a target Catherine Parr a recent widow The King did not look kindly on those who kept secrets from him I realized I was involved again in something that could get me in bad odour with the King Something dangerous A second time I might not survive Yet I had sworn there was nothing to do but go on The Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer features as the authority to whom Shardlake reports and who supplies or commandeers the necessary manpower Archbishop Thomas Cranmer WikipediaIt all has to do with religion of course only this time it s what level of reform is now acceptable King Henry VIII proclaimed himself the head of his own new Church of England because the Pope wouldn t allow him to divorce and remarry I m sure many Anglicans and Episcopalians are not aware he was the founder of their church Catholics are still forbidden but now Cromwell s spreading Bibles everywhere is frowned upon and people are being burned and tortured if they re in the wrong campMeanwhile Shardlake the Archbishop and the others must ensure nothing interferes with Henry s pursuit of Catherine Parr There is some interesting romantic intrigue hereCatherine Parr WikipediaShardlake also has a young client who s been admitted to the Bedlam the insane asylum He can t stop praying so much that he doesn t eat or clean himself He s convinced he s a sinner Between the hunt for the serial killer and the mystery of the young madman Shardlake is run ragged injured insulted and heart broken He has a hunched back and is often called Crookback by those making fun of himShardlake s old friend Guy the Moorish doctor and former monk is back in action as is young Jack Barack now his assistant married to Tamasin the feisty and lovely young woman who was working for the ueen in Sovereign the previous book Barack is young and strong and brave and frightened You know what scares me most of all Barak asked suddenly What The way every killing seems to be planned to show us the killer is cleverer than we are He presents them to us like trophies He does ghastly macabre horrifying trophies I m not generally a fan of serial killer stories but for some reason I can read these perhaps because they take place so long ago I can escape Seymour bent and picked up the head with no concern than if it had been a football I remembered the ghastly story of the cart full of Turkish heads in Hungary The author brings the times to life so authentically that I shudder and wince along with Shardlake at the sights and smells and the pelting rain and the thought of wading through freezing marshes I cringe eually as he visits his young client in the Bedlam But it s worth it This could be read as a stand alone I think although as with most series it s nice to know the back stories It s also an interesting way to learn a little history I reviewed the earlier books hereDissolution FirehttpswwwgoodreadscomreviewshowSovereignhttpswwwgoodreadscomreviewshow Shadows Embrace Slaughter #2 next one chosen to represent the madman s vision of revenge All must be kept hidden from the King and the public as it seems possible that the King s latest fancy may be a target Catherine Parr a recent widow The King did Consoler of Suffering Hearts Modern Matericon Series not look kindly on those 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them to us like trophies He does ghastly macabre horrifying trophies I m Octopussy and The Living Daylights no concern than if it had been a football I remembered the ghastly story of the cart full of Turkish heads in Hungary The author brings the times to life so authentically that I shudder and wince along with Shardlake at the sights and smells and the pelting rain and the thought of wading through freezing marshes I cringe eually as he visits his young client in the Bedlam But it s worth it This could be read as a stand alone I think although as with most series it s Octopussy nice to know the back stories It s also an interesting way to learn a little history I reviewed the earlier books hereDissolution FirehttpswwwgoodreadscomreviewshowSovereignhttpswwwgoodreadscomreviewshow