In a dark wood wandering
Hella S. Haasse has written 17 novels as well as poetry, plays and essays, and has received many honors and awards including the Netherlands State Award for Literature. Her books have been translated into English, French, German, Swedish, Italian, Hungarian, Serbo-Croatian and Welsh.
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Bernard d'Armagnac lent a willing ear to Berry's summons; he was attracted for a
number of reasons by the offer to become a pivotal force in Orleans' army.
Although he belonged to the oldest and once most powerful family in the
Kingdom, the ...
At the end of the long passageway which led from the refectory to the first
buildings, Armagnac appeared, closely followed by a thick crowd of men from his
retinue. With jingling spurs they invaded the refectory. Armagnac was holding his
that the Sire d'Armagnac felt the reins of power slipping from his grasp and that
he resorted to a damnable, unworthy means of reassuring himself of that power.
Burgundy held all the cards, because the Dauphin was completely under his ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - AmaliaGavea - LibraryThing
I’ve always been interested in the period of the Hundred Years' War, the battle between France and England that inspired many stellar moments in Literature and Theatre. This book by Hella S.Haasse ... Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - maryreinert - LibraryThing
This is an absolutely fascinating historical trip through the Hundred Years War between France and England. This is not an easy read (I had to make notes in margins and occasionally refer to a ... Volledige review lezen