Falls the Shadow

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Pan Macmillan, Jul 26, 2012 - Fiction - 560 pages
15 Reviews
This novel about the struggle for power in England in the Middle Ages centres on the life of Simon de Montfort, a French nobleman who came to England to lay claim to an earldom, married the King's sister, and eventually mounted a civil war against Henry III.

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

"Here Be Dragons" is probably my favorite Penman novel, with "Sunne in Splendour" it's only rival. "Falls the Shadow" and "The Reckoning" are the two other parts of Penman's "Welsh Princes" Trilogy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pmaurer - LibraryThing

Second in the Welch trilogy. Tale of Simon de Montfort, King Henry, and the grandson of prince Llywellen. Not as riveting as Here Be Dragons, but a good read nevertheless. On to the final section of the trilogy. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Sharon Kay Penman is the author of seven other historical novels and four medieval mysteries set during the reign of Eleanor of Aquitaine. She lives in Mays Landing, New Jersey. Her most recent book Lionheart is about Richard I, and her next book will be A King’s Ransom, completing his story.

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