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Falls the Shadow - Sharon Kay Penman
Falls the Shadow
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4.18 155
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345360335 (0345360338)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 580
Edition language: English
Series: Welsh Princes (#2)
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0
"Here Be Dragons" is probably my favorite Penman novel, with "Sunne in Splendour" it's only rival. "Falls the Shadow" and "The Reckoning" are the two other parts of Penman's "Welsh Princes" Trilogy and I avoided them for years based on the titles and knowledge of its contents alone. "Here Be Dragons...
A Tale of Two Pages
A Tale of Two Pages rated it
4.0 Falls the Shadow
This was an interesting read for me, because most everything else I had read put Simon de Montfort as a demon, a person who was only self serving, looking after himself and hoping to gain a crown from his endeavors. Instead Sharon Kay Penman paints him as a man who was a champion for those who had n...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
I really couldn't go wrong with this book - Plantagenets, Simon de Montfort, Welsh princes, romance, war, tragedy . . . and, of course, Penman. I feel like I don't even need to point out that Penman creates believable, well-developed characters while staying as historically accurate as possible. Eve...
helenliz
helenliz rated it
5.0 Falls the Shadow
A re-read, first read this as a teenager. In fact, I suspect Mum thinks she owns the copy I have. Kind of the middle of a trilogy, but they stand alone pretty well. Follows the life & times of 2 amazing men, Simon de Montfort & Llewelyn ap Gruffyd, grandson of Llewelyn the great. The characters are ...
Merle
Merle rated it
I'll admit from the start that I read Falls the Shadow soon after The Sunne in Splendour; this book, while not bad, suffered by comparison. Besides, I can't read too much of one author too quickly without becoming annoyed by her quirks. That said, Falls the Shadow was something of a disappointment. ...
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