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Popular fiction Cathedral of the sea

  • By Ildefonso Falcones
  • Price: £9.99
  • ISBN: 9780552773973
  • Availability: Out of stock - publisher cannot give date. If very urgent, please contact us at direct@esb.co.uk
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This is a masterful eipc of love, war, treason, plague, famine, witchcraft, anti-Semitism and the Inquisition. 14th-century Spain, the medieval city of Barcelona is enjoying a golden age of prosperity. Its humblest inhabitants are building, stone by stone, a magnificent church to overlook their harbour.<

This is the Cathedral of the Sea: a church to be built for the people by the people. In its shadow, Arnau, a young serf on the run from his feudal lord, struggles to earn his freedom. After famine, plague and thwarted love, Arnau's fortunes begin to turn when King Pedro makes him a baron as a reward for his courage in battle.<

But he is also forced to marry Eleonor, a ward of the King whom he does not love. His newfound status excites jealousy from his friends who plot his downfall with devastating consequences. Arnau's journey from slave to nobleman is the story of a struggle between good and evil that will turn Church against State and brother against brother...

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Series Popular fiction Title Cathedral of the sea
Subject Spanish Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date June 2009 Authors Ildefonso Falcones
Binding Paperback Pages 752
Size(mm) 127x198 Weight (gms) 521
ESB Code 50648 ISBN 9780552773973
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - publisher cannot give date. If very urgent, please contact us at direct@esb.co.uk
  Price £9.99

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