A Monk of Fife

A Monk of Fife

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Autore: Andrew Lang
Editore: Simone Vannini
Categoria: FICTION / Storico
Lingua: Inglese
Isbn: 9788826415628
Pubblicazione: 29/04/2017

Sinossi:
The ways were rude and long from Bordeaux town to Orleans, whither I had set my face, not knowing, when I left my own country, that the city was beleaguered by the English. For who could guess that lords and knights of the Christian faith, holding captive the gentle Duke of Orleans, would besiege his own city?—a thing unheard of among the very Saracens, and a deed that God punished. Yet the news of this great villainy, namely, the leaguer of Orleans, then newly begun, reached my ears on my landing at Bordeaux, and made me greatly fear that I might never meet my brother Robin alive. And this my doubt proved but too true, for he soon after this time fell, with many other Scottish gentlemen and archers, deserted shamefully by the French and by Charles de Bourbon, Comte de Clermont, at the Battle of the Herrings.


Pagine 346
Formato BN Carta Bianca 148x210 - Copertina opaca
Peso 449 gr.

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