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Plague Land - S. D. Sykes
Plague Land
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781444785784 (1444785788)
ASIN: 1444785788
Publisher: Hodder
Edition language: English
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Traditional Fantasy
Traditional Fantasy rated it
5.0 Fantastically Medieval
Set in London, 1350, two years after the start of the bubonic plague in that city. Not for the squeamish. The opening scene is pretty gruesome and had me muttering about superstition and stupidity. In a wonderfully medieval tone, a first person account begins, told by a Lord of the manor, far to...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Plague Land
wanted to like it but no, didn't really dislike it either, it fell soundly into meh.Oswald de Lacy has inherited the family estate. He wasn't supposed to, he was in a convent while he had two older brothers who were hale and hearty, but then the plague struck and took with it his father and two bro...
XLeptodactylous
XLeptodactylous rated it
1.0 Plague Land
*Recieved via BookbridgrOswald de Lacy has spent his childhood in a monastery but at the age of seventeen he is sent back home to be Lord of Somerhill Manor after the plague wipes out his father and two brothers. Waiting for him at home are his mother who insists incessantly that he marry as quick a...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
2.5 Plague Land, by S.D. Sykes
Oswald de Lacey is so far out of his element in S.D. Sykes' Plague Land that all he wants to do is return to the Abbey that raised him up. But as the only male left alive in his family, Oswald has to learn how to be a lord of the manor in record time. In 1350s Kent, the task seems nearly impossible....
Beamis12
Beamis12 rated it
4.0 Plague Land
Sent to a monastery at the age of seven Oswald, the youngest son, never expected to inherit his family manor and holdings. Thanks to the plague which has devastated the land, taking the lives of Oswald's father and two elder brothers, leaving only his mother and sister Clemence at home he now has n...
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