The Devil's Diadem

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HarperCollins Publishers, 2011 - Australian fiction - 522 pages
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It is mid-twelfth century Europe and Evelyn Langtofte joins an aristocratic household to attend Adelie, the wife of the Earl of Pengraic, a powerful Lord of the Marches -- the dark Welsh borderlands. Then a plague that has swept Europe overtakes England and as life descends into chaos and civil disorder, Evelyn is about to discover that the horrors she survived at Pengraic Castle were but a prelude to the terrifying maelstrom which now envelops her and all of her countryfolk.

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This stand-alone novel by Sara Douglass gives a fantasy back-story to the plague. As she often does with her heroes and heroines, Douglass creates an appealing character with some fatal flaws in the ... Read full review

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Well written story with interesting characters and a surprising ending. Read full review

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