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The Illuminator

By: Brenda Rickman Vantrease

Price: $9.48

Publisher: St Martin's Griffin: 2005

Seller ID: 0116108

ISBN: 0312331924

Condition: Good


It is England, in the late fourteenth century, a time when the old feudal order is starting to crack, but the whim of a lord or the pleasure of a bishop still has the power to seal nearly anyone's fate. The printing press has yet to be invented; books are rare and costly, painstakingly lettered and illuminated with exquisite paintings. For Lady Kathryn of Blackingham Manor, a widow and mother trying desperately to safeguard her holdings without the dubious protection of her late husband, it is a time made both sweeter and more perilous by the arrival of a master illuminator called Finn. Ca... View more info