In A Dark Wood Wandering
Publish date: 1990
Pages no: 574
Edition language: English
Writers have a natural reason to find the minds of other writers interesting—hence, the proportion of literary figures represented among the heroes of biographical novels is high compared to the general population. Hella S. Haasse, in this case, was attracted by Charles d’Orléans (1394 –1465), the a...
Withdrawn from Kirklees Libraries Museums and ArtsTranslated by Lewis C Kaplan. Revised and Edited by Anita Miller.A map of England and France circa 1410Cast of Major Characters - November 24, 1394Family trees of the four houses-Valois-Orléans-Burgundy-BerryThe introduction is a story unto itself.Pr...
Many years ago I went through a stage when I read every historical novel I could get my hands on, from Gone With The Wind through all of Cecilia Holland's fine tales. For years since I have avoided them until I ran across a review of Hella Haasse's In A Dark Wood Wandering, Originally written in Dut...