Fifteen-year-old Belle is a dreamer with a sharp tongue and an aching burden: her carelessness has crippled her father. A chance meeting with bespectacled Luke has her decide to join the pilgrimage to Canterbury made famous by Geoffrey Chaucer's beloved tales. There she befriends the famous writer and Walter, a handsome squire with a secret of his own. Growing to love her fellow travelers dearly, Belle is thrilled by the attention from both Luke and Walter. But casting its shadow over the pilgrims is the threat to England posed by an unreliable king anxious to keep his throne at any cost. When Belle discovers that Master Chaucer is embroiled in dangerous politics, she is forced to make a choice that will turn her pilgrimage into a gamble with a deadly price.
K. M. Grant's epic story will introduce the world of Chaucer to a whole new group of readers.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - santli - LibraryThing
15-year old Belle is living with a terrible burden: the knowledge that she caused the accident resulting in the crippling of her father. To atone for this wrong, and seek a miracle for her father, she ... Read full review
BELLE'S SONGUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Burdened by guilt over her father's accident and seeking adventure, Belle Bellfounder joins a band of medieval pilgrims on a journey to Canterbury Cathedral, finding romance and danger along the way ... Read full review