Tombland (C. J. Sansom) lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Mantle, 2018, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Maps to the endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: Summer, 1549.
Two years after the death of Henry VIII, England is sliding into chaos
The nominal king, Edward VI, is eleven years old. His uncle Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, rules as Protector. The extirpation of the old religion by radical Protestants is stirring discontent among the populace while the Protectors prolonged war with Scotland is proving a disastrous failure and threatens to involve France. Worst of all, the economy is in collapse, inflation rages and rebellion is stirring among the peasantry.
Since the old kings death, Matthew Shardlake has been w…
In the Shardlake series.
Near Fine in Near Fine Dustwrapper.
Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 865 pages. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.