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The Owl Killers - Karen Maitland
The Owl Killers
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ISBN: 9780718153205 (0718153200)
Pages no: 640
Edition language: English
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1.5 The Owl Killers
I don't often write a negative review here - or anywhere. Two reasons. First, a writer - I forget who - was it Joe Orton? - once said, when asked how he felt about critics, "Writers feel about critics what trees feel about dogs." (But not just writers surely? Everyone from priests to prostitutes, b...
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3.5 The Owl Killers / Karen Maitland
England, 1321. The tiny village of Ulewic teeters between survival and destruction, faith and doubt, God and demons. For shadowing the villagers’ lives are men cloaked in masks and secrecy, ruling with violence, intimidation, and terrifying fiery rites: the Owl Masters. But another force is touching...
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5.0 The Owl Killers by Karen Maitland
bookshelves: historical-fiction, boo-scary, fantasy, mystery-thriller, plague-disease, teh-brillianz, books-with-a-passport, published-2009, medieval5c-16c Read in March, 2009 ** spoiler alert ** Notice my new shelf? 'books with a passport'; this has just been posted on to Susanna five minutes a...
JeffreyKeeten rated it
"Beguines are pernicious tares sown by the Devil to destroy the order of man and God. It was women that destroyed the order in the Garden of Eden, Lilith refusing to lie beneath Adam, and Eve seducing him into forbidden knowledge. Now they are hell-bent on destroying the very priesthood itself, and ...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
Yay! My library finally bought this! Now I just have to wait til I have a space on my Hold list...
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