Cathedral of the Sea

Anglais Cathedral of the Sea (édition en anglais)

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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 ...

Rayons : Littérature générale > Littérature générale

  • EAN

    9780525950721

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    611 Pages

  • Longueur

    23.3 cm

  • Largeur

    15.5 cm

  • Épaisseur

    4 cm

  • Poids

    750 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Ildefonso Falcones

Barcelonais de naissance, Ildefonso Falcones vit toujours dans la capitale catalane, où il exerce la profession d'avocat. Grand lecteur et fin connaisseur de l'Espagne médiévale, il a consacré dix années à l'écriture de La Cathédrale de la mer, son premier roman, qui lui vaut une renommée internationale.

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