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Title: Book of Colours

Author: Robyn Cadwallader

Price: $10.00

ISBN: 9781460752210

Publisher: Fourth Estate

This edition published: 2018

Paperback or Hardcover: Paperback

Condition: Good condition

Book of Colours

  • London, 1321: In a small stationers's shop in Paternoster Row, three people are drawn together around the creation of a magnificent book, an illuminated manuscript of prayers, a Book of Hours. Even though the commission seems to answer the aspirations of each one of them, their own desires and ambitions threaten its completion. As each struggles to see the book come into being, it will change everything they have understood about their place in the world.

    Set in London just before the Peasants' Revolt - that remarkable, revolutionary uprising of the lower classes - this is a story about power the place of women in the roiling and turbulent world of the early fourteenth century; what power they have, how they wield it, and just how temporary and conditional it is.

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