Fulcun Geroy, the Catholic lord of a fief on the borders of 11th-century Normandy, falls in love with the wife of a rival at the court of William the Conqueror and becomes entangled in an adulterous affair. The liaison has fateful political, religious, and romantic consequences, as the Hamlet-like Fulcun struggles with his love for God and his passion for his lover. Hilda Prescott's riveting historical novel is an artful and morally serious tale of the ultimate redemption of a forbidden love.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(178mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Loyola University Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - H F M Prescott
H. F. M. Prescott (1896-1972) studied history at Oxford and embarked on a successful writing career in the mid-1920s. She is best known for her historical novels, including "Son of Dust "and "The Man on a Donkey," and for "Spanish Tudor: The Life of Bloody Mary," her biography of Mary Tudor.