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Kate almost envied the wounded woman that contentment. Kate is a bookseller who along with her brother, sell forbidden English translations of the Bible.

Afterwards, John decides it is no longer worth it and close the shop. I liked that this book took the real story of John Firth and imagined what life was like for his wife. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. To ask other readers questions about La librera y el herejeplease sign up. To me a book is either worth reading or it isn’t.

La librera y el hereje by Brenda Vantrease (3 star ratings)

It’s a good story, but the writing is a bit contrived. He had more work to do. Be the liibrera to ask a question about La librera y el hereje.

Set at the time when Henry 8 was trying to talk the Pope into letting him marry Anne Boleyn which turned into a disaster for both, but did spawn Elizabeth 1this novel focuses on booksellers who are purveying the English translation of the Bible, something which the idiot Pope had declared illegal. More comes across as a villain with sadomasochistic impulses who takes a little too much pleasure in not-so-gently convincing heretics to renounce their beliefs as he marches them to the stake.

My problem is the book seemed to drag for awhile, mainly because after her marriage Kate was not at the forefront of the action and nothing really happened. I can’t rate it three- This is the complete review as it appears at my blog dedicated to reading, writing no ‘rithmatic! It makes me sad what people will do in the name of religion.


If you herje persistent cookies enabled ls well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. I look forward to what Vantrease will publish next! Even in her circumstance, she is happy. View all 7 comments. In those days, the idea that liibrera should be able to read the Bible for themselves was a perilously radical one, and it could result in its proponents ending their days burned at the stake view spoiler [the final ending for both Frith and Tyndale hide spoiler ].

Paperbackpages. The early Protestant Reformation in England was a dangerous time for people on every side of the religious question. Combining editions with slightly different author 2 27 Dec 15, So like I said, not the books fault just my own internal character judgment.

Books by Brenda Vantrease. I’ve reviewed about four such novels prior to this one, and they were lbrera a. An interesting book about this period of time, as the reformation is getting started. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Despite 1 a cover that made me embarrassed to read this in public because it makes this look like a historical romance novel–and there were elements of that; 2 an anachronistically feminist heroine; 3 characters who were almost all either unblemished heroes or villains; 4 a gradual realization that this could be read as and perhaps even was intended as a Protestant, anti-Catholic polemic–despite all this I found this to be an engaging yarn that shed light on Reformation-era England.

Philippe Gregory wrote them much better.

I especially loved that through Kate i was able to see this harsh period from a young woman’s perspective. Paperbackpages. The title character, Kate, is engaging and makes this disturbing slice of history readable. To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be.


I think it would have been tedious to have read this in the same English which Shakespeare knew, or in which the King James Bible was written, but there had ,ibrera be a happier compromise than this one.

La Librera y El Hereje

She faces danger along th First sentence: Then again, it is written in modern Libreda Quotes from La librera librer el h I just watched a bbc documentary about William Tyndale the most dangerous man in tudor england so this book helped flesh out what life was like in that time for these men. Pero cuando arrestan a John por no cumplir la orden de quemarlos todos, Kate se traslada a Bristol decidida a comprar nuevos libros y a preservar su libertad.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication. The e wasn’t up to par and I didn’t think the language was accurate for the time period. History is so fascinating and horrible. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Frith was a friend of William Tyndale, martyred for his refusal to recant from his Protestant faith.

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