Thank you for the book recommendations.
I have this small file in the MEDIEVAL-LIFE section of the Florilegium. I'll add this to it and I'm always looking for more.
hist-novels-msg (6K) 7/ 3/05 Reviews of various historical novels.
On Jan 19, 2011, at 9:10 AM, Melisende de la Roche de Lionne wrote:
> Rosemary Sutcliff is a wonderful writer, IMHO. Most of her books are out of prints sadly, but your public library should have a few. They may be in the YA section, but don't let that stop you. I can recommend
> Mark of the Horse Lord (Picts & Romans)
> Knight's Fee (Tinchebrai, 1106)
> And even better writer of historical fiction is Cecelia Holland. She is bloody and unsentimental, just the way I like it.
> I would recommend all of hers, but in particular:
> Jerusalem (Crusader States, reign of Baldwin the Leper)
> The Kings in Winter (Battle of Clontarf)
> The Earl (Stephen vs. Maude)
> Great Maria (11th Century Sicily)
THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas [log in to unmask]
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