Publish date: 2014
Publisher: Campanile Books
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
I'm not sure exactly what I was expecting when I started reading Sinful Folk, but I don't think this was it. This novel is unique in many ways, and each character has deeply hidden secrets that only slowly and partially are revealed. The author has based this story on two seemingly insignificant ...
This tale of a journey taken by medieval peasants seeking justice in the dead of winter is incredibly well written and researched. Through Mear, the reader experiences the hardships endured -"The darkness around us presses down, as if to listen. The music of the wind rises and falls with the swirls ...
Sinful Folk is one of those novels that you are not too sure of at the beginning but once you hit that 100 page mark, you are hooked. This story takes place in the 14th century and is about a woman, Mear ( Miriam Houmont) who lives as a man for over 10 years in a small village in England, raising he...
I’ve read medieval mysteries characterized as medieval noir, but Sinful Folk by Ned Hayes is as noir as it gets. The medieval villagers we meet in this novel have dark secrets, and a number of them have either committed terrible deeds, or stood by without protest while they were perpetrated. Many ...
1377 five boys are locked in a barn, burned to death and their grieving parents accuse Jews of this tragedy. The fathers decide to not bury the dead but to take them for the King to decide.But the villagers each carry their own secrets and during their journey their secrets unravel and they learn su...
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