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Review: Mistress of the Art of Death

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

The year: 1171. The place: England, or, more specifically, the road between Canterbury and Cambridge, as a party of pilgrims travels home from visiting the newly sainted (and recently murdered) Thomas a Becket's shrine. The setting for Chaucer's Canterbury Tales? Perhaps. But it's also the backdrop for the opening of Ariana Franklin's superb new thriller, MISTRESS OF THE ART OF DEATH. If you've ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren2013 - LibraryThing

Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin Sub-genre: Historical Mystery 5 Stars Synopsis: Henry II of England has a problem. The Jews are suspected of killing small children and cannot pay their ... Read full review

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User Review  - jepeters333 - LibraryThing

In medieval Cambridge four children have been murdered. The Catholic townsfolk blame their Jewish neighbors, so to save them from the rioting mob, the Cambridge Jews are placed under the protection of ... Read full review

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User Review  - catzkc - LibraryThing

Overall I enjoyed this, though it did sometimes seem like the MC was dropped into 12th-century England via some time-traveling contraption in the 21st-century. Read full review

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